Happening at Peace

See how WPU grads are making history, gaining acceptance into some of the best graduate schools in the nation

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This production runs February 16-18; 24-26, in Leggett Theatre. Get your tickets now!
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Come explore our beautiful campus + #OurRaleigh on February 25, 2017. You and your family are invited!

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
    96%
    WPU Grads find jobs in their field or went to grad school within a year of graduating
    #1
    In rate of internships nationwide
    67%
    Students land jobs directly through internship experience
  • 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
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Learning Strategies (NSSE)
    73%
    of full-time faculty hold a doctoral degree
    26+
    majors, minors, and concentrations
  • 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?

    30+
    Clubs & Organizations
    16
    Total Men's & Women's NCAA DIII Sports Teams
    7,000+
    Hours of Community Service
  • #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
    #5
    On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016
    #3
    America's Best Cities for Young Professionals
    #4
    "Best Places to Live in the US", U.S. News & World Report

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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Find Your Passion

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.

Lisa Bonner, Ph.D.
#PeopleOfPeace

Dr. Bonner leads international study abroad experiences in Jamaica, the Galapagos Islands, Mexico, and most recently Central America.

Lisa Bonner, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and Department Chair of Science and Mathematics
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