William Peace University

Happening at Peace

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

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Commencement is just around the corner! Join us on campus on Saturday, May 5, 2018
Every year, student throw their graduation roses into the historic Main Fountain
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Our summer camps run from July 16-19, 2018. Gain college credit and have fun while doing it!
WPU offers several academic summer camps
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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
    96+%
    of grads employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation
    67%
    of students land jobs directly through internships
    #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
    15:1
    student to faculty ratio
    73%
    of full-time faculty hold a doctoral degree
    73%
    of full-time faculty have terminal degrees
  • 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?

    WPU student performs on campus.
    91%
    of students awarded a scholarship or financial aid
    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
    #3
    America's Best Cities for Young Professionals
    #4
    "Best Places to Live in the U.S."
    #5
    On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016

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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Not sure what you want to study? Take a quick quiz and we will guide you in the right direction!

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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.

Fountain on Main Lawn
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#PeopleOfPeace

“I am thrilled to officially be a part of the Peace family, and I look forward to helping this great institution continue to grow and prosper.”

Brian C. Ralph, Ph.D.
President, William Peace University