B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A-
William Peace University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Presbyterian
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
USA South Athletic Conference
Address
15 E Peace St
Raleigh, NC 27604
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
63%
SAT Scores Range
790-990
ACT Scores Range
16-21
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for William Peace University

Cost

Net Price
$18,769/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $14,782/ year
  • $30-48k
    $16,004/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,483/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,944/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,546/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.26 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.27 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.27 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
903Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
Report
  • Energetic, diverse, and ready to learn!
    93%
  • Ghetto
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
50%
of students say they don't have Greek life.22 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    58%
  • Achievers
    21%
  • Exceptional
    16%
  • Successful
    5%

After William Peace University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.19 responses
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William Peace University Reviews

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William Peace University is a four-year university that offers a great opportunity for students to fulfill their dreams of receiving a collegiate degree. William Peace University stands by the mindset that they are capable of allowing students to reach their full potential and turn good students into great students. At William Peace University you are required to complete an internship, career development courses, a personal financial management class and a four-year writing program. Offering these requirements allows students to not only learn many essential needs that will be required when entering the work force, but however, also allow them to place their foot in the door to potentially receive a job immediately following graduation. William Peace University offers academic programs that are hands-on, skill developing and immersive to ensure that the students receive the best experience for their journey following graduating from this exceptional university.
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The experience I've had at Peace with my courses has been challenging and hard. Some of them took up plenty of my time due to the information that was given. My professors played a huge part in helping me when needed. When I needed assistance they were available to help me with any particular area to help me understand the material much better. The class style is extremely unique because of the characteristics of the professors and students. The students are comfortable with the learning atmosphere and we find ourselves sitting in the same unassigned seats daily! Some may have the desk in a circle or straight in an line. The class ratio is fifteen to one unless it was a course such as biology that was a class of high demand and required more class slots.
I have had the wonderful opportunity thus far to have the most effective diverse experience with the professors at William Peace. During my first year experience I claimed much success and I owe half of that success to my professors. I credit their accountability and teaching methods to create a atmosphere to where all students are able to learn and just having the one on one personal time with them makes the experience even more greater. I am very grateful for the professors at Peace because they take a lot of time and effort to work with their students, they have a passion to teach and create environments where all students are able to thrive and feel accepted.