William Peace University

Raleigh, NC, USA
3.39 Average Rating

William Peace University, situated in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a 4-year institution that was founded in 1857. As a member of the Cooperating Raleigh Colleges Consortium, students have access to classes and library facilities in the surrounding area on top of the nearly 30 undergraduate majors that call William Peace home. Eight of William Peace’s degrees even come with flexible scheduling so students can take courses online, nights, or weekends. During their tenure at William Peace, all students complete an internship, career development courses, and a personal financial management course, as well as a 4-year writing program. Undergraduate students are also given the opportunity to do research, with William Peace sending students to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) every year.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
59%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
90%
Out-Of-State Students
10%
57%
Submitting ACT
67%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 17
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 868
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
930
Total Number of Undergrads
930
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
29%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
36%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,304
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$26,880
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$26,880
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,350

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$17,775
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,957
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$17,775

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
94%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,015
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$24,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$248
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
30
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
52%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Pacers
School Colors
Green/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
USA South Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Raleigh
Charlotte
Greensboro
Rocky Mount
Fayetteville
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
96%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.39 Average Rating
William Peace University is number one on my list of colleges I'd like to attend. The school has a variety of majors to choose from which is very exciting. The students and staff seem very friendly as well.
Prospective Student from Raleigh, NC
Quiet, peaceful, and close-knit. Everyone knows everyone and for the most part is such a wonderful school.
Student from Durham, NC