Don’t just be in your chosen field; stand out in it. That’s the Peace advantage.

At William Peace University, we know that good students can become great students through an approach to higher education that’s less conventional and more involving. Here, you will participate, collaborate and gain valuable real-world experience. You will complete an internship, career development courses, a personal financial management class and a four-year writing program. At Peace, we won’t just know your name – we’ll know your interests and your aspirations. And we’ll work together to help you achieve them.

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Find yourself at William Peace University in Raleigh, NC

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

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

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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.

Academics At-a-Glance

What's the recipe for WPU student success? A skills-enhancing core curriculum, individual attention from dedicated faculty and lots of hands-on experience.

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of full-time faculty hold a doctoral degree
majors, minors, and concentrations
Top 10%
Nationally for Student Engagement (NSSE)

Experiential learning opportunities designed to enrich and strengthen

William Peace University takes a different approach to higher education. We go beyond lecture-based instruction and involve students more directly in their learning.

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Experiential Learning
Lisa Bonner, Ph.D.

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

The academic support you need to succeed

No two students learn the same way and William Peace University realizes this. We embrace the individuality of our students and provide a variety of academic resources designed to foster growth and success in all types of students.


Center for student success

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