William Peace University (Peace)

15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC

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William Peace University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, the campus offers an urban setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Presbyterian Church affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. The school enrolls 800 students yearly, allowing for smaller more engaging class sizes.

A list of some of the popular programs are:

  • Business Administration
  • Developmental And Child Psychology
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Communications

To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school records, which are then studied by the admissions office. The majority of students admitted to Peace College have an SAT score between 840 to 1030, or an ACT score between 18 to 23. Approximately 50 percent of all students that applied were accepted at Peace College, with 26 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information regarding admissions can be obtained by requesting information from MatchCollege or through the school's portal.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $28,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's price of attendance calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. The price of on-campus housing is around $7,000 per year. Some students at William Peace University may qualify for financial aid, which is typically provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

This school has several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Sports available may include but not limited to:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)
  • Softball (NCAA Division III)

Students can visit the Peace College website to get a complete list of areas of study, financial aid details, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates William Peace University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at William Peace University is about 1,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 21% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $26,000-$31,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $860-$1,000 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$14,042
Receiving Student Loans75%$6,095
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, William Peace University may offer student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Peace is close to 40%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years35%
Graduating in 5 Years5%

Intercollegiate Athletics

William Peace University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Usa South Athletic Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by William Peace University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism


English Language and Literature

Liberal Arts and Sciences


Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact William Peace University for official up-to-date information.

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