William Peace University

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Join us on campus April 19-22 for Assassins, a surreal exploration of America’s obsession with success and show business.
WPU Theatre performs "Assassins"
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The festivities start Friday, April 20, 2018, and continue Saturday, April 21. Register now!
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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
    28+
    majors, minors, and concentrations
    73%
    of full-time faculty hold a doctoral degree
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Learning Strategies (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?

    WPU student performs on campus.
    30+
    Clubs & Organizations
    16
    total men's & women's NCAA DIII athletics teams
    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."

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.

Main Building on a sunny day.
Dr. Kristy Wynns '97 Releases New Book on Parenting
#PrepareAtPeace

“The three facets of my life – my career, my education, and even my physical challenges – I can trace back to Peace and the idea that we can achieve any dream we want.”

Dr. Kristy Wynns ’97 Releases New Book on Parenting
Family Psychologist, Alumna