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
    97%
    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
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Learning Strategies (NSSE)
    15:1
    student to faculty ratio
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Effective Teaching (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?

    students enjoy a festival on campus
    30+
    Clubs & Organizations
    1,000+
    Undergraduate & Adult Learners at William Peace
    7,000+
    Hours of Community Service
  • #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
    #5
    On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016
    #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!
WPU Students Attends Open House
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Amanda Bock, WPU Professor.
#PeopleOfPeace

“I’m excited about the opportunities this organization offers WPU teacher-education students for professional development and networking.”

Dr. Amanda Bock Elected Vice President of NC Council for Exceptional Children
Assistant Professor of Special Education