William Peace University

Happening at Peace

See how WPU students showcase their talents, skills, achievements and research

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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
    67%
    of students land jobs directly through internships
    96+%
    of grads employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation
    #1
    in rate of internships nationwide
  • 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
    28+
    majors, minors, and concentrations
    73%+
    of full-time faculty have terminal degrees
    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?

    students enjoy a festival on campus
    7,000+
    Hours of Community Service
    1,000+
    Undergraduate & Adult Learners at William Peace
    91%
    of students awarded a scholarship or financial aid
  • #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 U.S."

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.

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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