Welcome to William Peace University. Where your story really begins.
If you are looking for a different type of college experience – one that is rooted in the liberal arts but committed to building skills for 21st century careers – William Peace University might be for you.
If you’re willing to take an active role in our learning community and apply yourself in and out of the classroom, our innovative approach to education could help you shine. If you like the vibe of a busy, modern city but you also appreciate historic charm and green space, our downtown Raleigh campus might just feel like home.
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WPU At-a-GlanceView More At A Glance
- 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?1,000+Undergraduate & Adult Learners at William Peace7,000+Hours of Community Service63%of students live in campus housing
- Success After Peace
Results don’t lie – Peace graduates are uniquely prepared for what comes next, whether it’s furthering their education or beginning their career.96%of recent grads are employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation97%of supervisors would consider their intern for permanent employment if there was an opening.
We’re not just in Raleigh; we’re part of Raleigh. That means access to a wealth of opportunities that make your college experience both enjoyable and successful!#5On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016#3"Best City in the World for Quality of Life" - Numbeo#2"Best City to Live in the U.S." - Money Magazine
- Hands-On Academics
What’s the recipe for WPU student success? A skills-enhancing core curriculum, individual attention from dedicated faculty and lots of hands-on experience in your major.Top 10%Nationally in Effective Teaching Practices (NSSE)73%+of full-time faculty have terminal degrees#6Most Diverse Colleges in NC (CollegeSnacks)