William Peace University

Happening at Peace

Preview the living spaces of Ross Residence Hall in 360-degree virtual reality (for optimal experience, wear VR headset; YouTube app required on mobile and tablet)

Event
Join us for our 2nd Annual WPU Golf Tournament! Have a good time and support Pacer Athletics, Friday, Oct. 13th.
William Peace University Pacer Club Golf Tournament 2017 will be held at The Neuse Golf Club in Clayton, NC. For more event information and how to participate in supporting Athletics
Event
Join us on Saturday, October 14, 2017 for food trucks, a tour of campus and downtown Raleigh, and much more!
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WPU At-a-Glance

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  • Success After Peace

    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
    96+%
    of grads employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation
  • Hands-On Academics

    Hands-on 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 hold a doctoral degree
    28+
    majors, minors, and concentrations
    15:1
    student to faculty ratio
  • 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.
    1,000+
    Undergraduate & Adult Learners at William Peace
    16
    total men's & women's NCAA DIII athletics teams
    63%
    of students live in campus housing
  • #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."

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.

Image of a gavel to promote the Criminal Justice program at WPU.
WPU alum Hunter Allen.
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“I think this internship has prepared me extremely well for my future career because, hopefully it is my future career.”

WPU Baseball Player Goes in the Field with SBI Internship
Pre-Law Major, WPU Baseball Player
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