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WPU is a co-ed University in downtown Raleigh offering bachelor's degrees for traditional students and working adults. Find an immersive and hands-on education that takes you where you need to go.

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Accelerated online programs for adults.

Earn your degree today, on your terms. We offer Bachelor’s programs that are online or hybrid and flexible enough to fit into your schedule.

School of Professional Studies Programs

Why Choose WPU

Your dream internship = your first job.

Internships provide more than a competitive edge – they forge connections, build confidence, and ensure career preparation. That’s why you’ll secure one during your time at WPU. Find an internship that enhances your professional skills and bolsters your resume, and join the 67% of WPU students who land jobs directly through their internships.

Internship Opportunities

At WPU, work in your dream career, today.

Career planning shouldn’t be an after thought or left until late in your college experience. At WPU, it starts your first day on campus. The Career Design Center can help you plan for tomorrow, build a stellar resume, and take the first steps to landing your dream job, today.

Career Planning

A vibrant community of voices.

Our diverse student body reflects our commitment to educational access and equity. At WPU, you’ll be exposed to a diverse range of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences that make up our rich and vibrant WPU community.

diversity & inclusion

Admissions At-a-Glance

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Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes)

Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes)

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Mini Session I Grades Due by Noon

Mini Session I Grades Due by Noon

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Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session I Classes by 4 p.m.

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a "W" from SPS Session I Classes by 4 p.m.

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