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
    #1
    in rate of internships nationwide
    97%
    of grads employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation
  • 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
    73%+
    of full-time faculty have terminal degrees
    15:1
    student to faculty ratio
    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
    7,000+
    Hours of Community Service
    30+
    Clubs & Organizations
    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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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.

Happening at Peace

Don’t let the private price tag fool you. You can lower your cost of attending WPU by up to $17,000 with financial aid awards and scholarship packages

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Join us on Nov. 26th at 6 PM for the annual Moravian Love Feast and lighting of the WPU Lawn
WPU Main Lawn decorated for the Holidays.
Event
Take in the sweet sounds of the North Carolina Symphony, Nov. 26
Image of sheet music.
Fountain on Main Lawn
Headshot of Dr Ralph
#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