ACADEMICS

Does WPU have my major?

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Named #6 for Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South, William Peace University offers more than 30 immersive undergraduate degrees and minors.

U.S News & World Report, 2020

So, what is ‘immersive learning’ anyway?

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At William Peace University, our classes incorporate “immersive learning” that allows you to learn through experience, applying what you learn in class to real-world projects and situations.

We know that learning goes much deeper than just textbooks and lectures – it comes from hands-on experience and real-world application. Here, you’ll start creating your tomorrow, today. You’ll graduate confident, experienced, and prepared for anything.

WPU Students Dig for Artifacts at Historical Freedman’s Settlement in Raleigh

What will my professors be like?

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At WPU, we take pride in our creative and entrepreneurial faculty. No matter your major, your professors are passionate, experienced, and ready to help you explore your interests, so that you can reach your personal and professional goals.

#PeopleofPeace: Dr. Laura Vick Leads WPU Study Abroad Students In Yucatán, Mexico

COST

What are my scholarship and financial aid options?

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Nearly 100% of WPU students receive generous financial aid packages – and there’s no complicated paperwork. When you apply, you’ll automatically be considered for merit-based scholarship opportunities.

How do I apply?

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Applying to WPU is quick and easy. Here are the steps:

  1. Submit your application online
  2. Send us your transcripts and test scores (test scores are optional!)

And, don’t forget to apply for financial aid using the FAFSA!

STUDENT LIFE

What is there to do on campus?

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WPU is a close-knit community, right in the heart of a vibrant and exciting city – but you won’t have to step off campus to find fun, fulfillment, and a sense of belonging.

Compete in intramural sports, test your trivia knowledge, volunteer through one of our service projects, write for the Peace Times, or work out and take classes at the fitness center. Whatever you love to do, you can be yourself at WPU – and make connections that will last through college and beyond.

William Peace University | Welcome to #PacerNation

What is campus housing like?

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We have six modern and comfortable residential halls on campus, as well as four-person suites and off-campus apartments.

OUTCOMES

Will I get a job after college?

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We take pride in our hands-on approach to learning, and our ability to adapt with the times to meet the needs of our students.

Our mentoring faculty and our focus on career preparation will equip you with critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills. You’ll graduate fully prepared to thrive in the organizations of today and tomorrow – whether you’re pursuing your dream career, or your dream graduate program.

#PrepareAtPeace | The Dream Internship at the State Department

How do internships work?

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LOCATION

What is it like to study in Raleigh, NC?

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Our dynamic downtown Raleigh, NC location offers opportunities, adventure, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Some of the most influential and innovative tech companies, pharmaceutical companies, and research think tanks are within walking distance to WPU. When you’re not studying, enjoy the benefits of exploring the city’s museums, shopping, and outdoor activities, or take a day trip to nearby Durham, Chapel Hill, or Charlotte.

Raleigh, North Carolina

What is it like to live in Raleigh, NC?

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