William Peace University

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
    67%
    of students land jobs directly through internships
    #1
    in rate of internships nationwide
    97%
    of grads employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation
  • 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
    28+
    majors, minors, and concentrations
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Learning Strategies (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?

    Our student community is like no other
    63%
    of students live in campus housing
    7,000+
    Hours of Community Service
    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
    #5
    On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016
    #6
    "Millennial Boomtown" - Magnify Money
    #4
    "Best Places to Live in the U.S." - U.S. News & World Report
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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

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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.

Happening at Peace

Don’t let the private price tag fool you. You can lower your cost of attending WPU by up to $17,000 with financial aid awards and scholarship packages

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Take in this renowned Shakespearian drama based on actual events of the life of Julius Caesar. Feb. 21-24
Julius Caesar, Roman emperor
Event
Join us for an evening of the North Carolina Symphony on Feb. 25th at 5 PM
Image of sheet music.
Christian Gray, WPU Alum
Christian Gray, WPU Alum
#PrepareAtPeace

“As far as developing a professional network, Peace was probably the best thing to ever happen to me.”

Christian Gray ’14 on Training NBA Athletes & Mentoring Young Leaders
2014 Graduate, Basketball & Leadership Trainer