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
    97%
    of grads employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation
    #1
    in rate of internships nationwide
    67%
    of students land jobs directly through internships
  • 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
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Effective Teaching (NSSE)
    28+
    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?

    students enjoy a festival on campus
    18
    total men's & women's NCAA DIII athletics teams
    63%
    of students live in campus housing
    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
    #3
    America's Best Cities for Young Professionals
    #4
    "Best Places to Live in the U.S."
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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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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.

At WPU, you’ll have the chance to travel the world, performing research with industry-leading faculty

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Let's play some golf and raise money for WPU Athletics! Tee time is 9 AM on Friday, October 26, 2018
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November 10th, bring your family and friends and check out the WPU campus in Downtown Raleigh!
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WPU Student, Coleman Arehart
WPU Student, Coleman Arehart
#PrepareAtPeace

“They’ll [the WPU professors] put you to work, but they’ll be there for you, for big projects or small homework.”

World-Ranked Gamer & WPU Student, Coleman Arehart ’19
WPU Communication Student