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William Peace University
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  • 4 Year
  • RALEIGH, NC

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

15 E PEACE ST
RALEIGH, NC 27604
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
USA South Athletic Conference
From William Peace University

- Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, NC, one of U.S News’ Best Places to Live, William Peace University offers 30+ undergraduate programs and 8 professional degrees in criminal justice, education, business administration, and more.

-Get a return on your investment: 96% of our students are employed or in graduate school within one year of Commencement, thanks to our approach:

-Our faculty are experts in their fields and are here to teach. You won't be taught by a teaching assistant but by a professor who knows your name and your story.

- Immersive Learning - Every single major takes things outside the classroom, giving you the chance to learn by doing.

-Internships are part of your journey at WPU, where nearly 100% of our traditional students complete one. Many go on to work for those companies after graduation.

-Nearly 100% of students receive some form of financial aid, including grants and scholarships.

WPU: graduate confident, capable, and career-ready.

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William Peace University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
61%
SAT Range
940-1130
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,841 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,593 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
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
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

Simulation and Game Design

The curriculum emphasizes aesthetics, technical skills, audience analysis, and development, including a lab that reflects the industry’s latest and greatest technologies - and an internship. Through the program, you will learn to master design, 3D modeling, and programming used in developing video games or simulation training in the military, healthcare, academic and industrial applications.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    17%
  • On Campus
    70%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
733 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
97
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
43%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Energetic, diverse, and ready to learn!
    94%
  • Committed
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Poll
54%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 24 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 28 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Friendly
    57%
  • Achievers
    19%
  • Exceptional
    19%
  • Successful
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
38%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

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