Admissions & Aid

William Peace University is a forward-thinking alternative to conventional colleges and universities where lectures and papers are the rule.

Here, good students are empowered to become great students by taking a more active, participatory role in their education. The results speak for themselves. Take it from our 2017 graduates, 98% of whom landed a career position or a spot in a top graduate schools within a year of graduation.

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The Value of a Peace Education is Undeniable

Not just because of our record of post-graduation success, but also because we leave no stone unturned in making your college education affordable.

Costs, Scholarships and Financial Aid

Admissions At-a-Glance

Our incoming students are high-achievers with a determination to succeed, not only in their careers, but their lives. Sound like you? (refresh this page to see new facts)

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Visit WPU

Come see for yourself what makes Peace feel like home. Attend an open house, sign up for a tour, or talk to us about admissions or financial aid. We can’t wait to meet you!

Plan your visit

Come to a WPU Open House! Meet professors, fellow students, see our campus and explore Downtown Raleigh!
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Heard About the WPU Honors Program?

The Honors Program is designed for academically talented and intellectually curious students who want to pursue interdisciplinary and cross-cultural studies.

You’ll be encouraged to connect and share emerging ideas, drawing on shared texts, lectures, seminar discussions and cultural experiences. Sound like you?

Learn More About the WPU Honors Program

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