William Peace University

Happening at Peace

Preview the living spaces of Ross Residence Hall in 360-degree virtual reality (for optimal experience, wear VR headset; YouTube app required on mobile and tablet)

Event
Join us for drinks, appetizers, classic arcade games and networking at Boxcar Bar + Arcade in Raleigh on Thursday, Sept. 21st.
WPU holds many campus events per year celebrating alumni
Event
Join us on Saturday, October 14, 2017 for food trucks, a tour of campus and downtown Raleigh, and much more!
Join us for #PeacePreview

WPU At-a-Glance

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  • Success After Peace

    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

    Hands-on 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
    28+
    majors, minors, and concentrations
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Effective Teaching (NSSE)
    15:1
    student to faculty ratio
  • 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?

    WPU student performs on campus.
    30+
    Clubs & Organizations
    91%
    of students awarded a scholarship or financial aid
    63%
    of students live in campus housing
  • #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."
    #5
    On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016
    #3
    America's Best Cities for Young Professionals

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.

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Michael graduated Valedictorian in 2015 with a BA in Political Science & later landed a job at Emory and Henry College
#PrepareAtPeace

“That’s what I miss most about Peace – all of those smiling, familiar faces that made college a great experience.”

Michael Wolf ’15 Enjoying New Career as NCAA Basketball Coach
2015 Valedictorian & Former Men's Basketball PG
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