William Peace University

Happening at Peace

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WPU At-a-Glance

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  • Career & Life Success

    The numbers don't lie. WPU offers one of the most unique learning opportunities in the country, combining academics with career experiences

    WPU students are prepared to take on the world
    #1
    in rate of internships nationwide
    96+%
    of grads employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation
    67%
    of students land jobs directly through internships
  • Hands-On Academics

    Expert faculty who teach a liberal arts core curriculum with modern, career-driven focused results gives you an academic experience second to none

    Our experienced faculty are hands-on
    15:1
    student to faculty ratio
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Learning Strategies (NSSE)
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Effective Teaching (NSSE)
  • Our Students

    Our learning community is remarkable in its diversity, but our students share a common desire to think bigger, not only for themselves but for our world, too. Does that sound like you?

    students enjoy a festival on campus
    63%
    of students live in campus housing
    91%
    of students awarded a scholarship or financial aid
    1,000+
    Undergraduate & Adult Learners at William Peace
  • #OurRaleigh

    Live the metropolitan life in downtown Raleigh, NC. Our unique location allows for endless career opportunities coupled with an exciting & vibrant student experience . You won't get bored here

    Live the metropolitan life at WPU
    #4
    "Best Places to Live in the U.S."
    #3
    America's Best Cities for Young Professionals
    #5
    On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016

Academic programs that are hands-on, skill-developing, and experiential.

Small class sizes, professors who mentor (and truly care!) and an innovative academic approach that’s driven by results.

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Where do I fit? Each major has a multitude of career possibilities for you. Think about what interests you, what you are good at and where you can see yourself in the future. Are you...

Would you rather not be boxed in? Explore all of our majors and minors.

Alumna Kristina Cass revceives her Army rank at graduation.
Alumna Kristina Cass revceives her Army rank at graduation.
#PrepareAtPeace

“I want to start out running for North Carolina House and hopefully work my way up to Congress and make a change.”

Kristina Cass Graduates As WPU’s First Commissioned Army Officer
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army