William Peace University

Raleigh, NC

William Peace University

Raleigh, NC

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Undergrad Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$32,450

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
40%
400-499
37%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
62%
12-17
22%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 978
Declined 1,151
Total Received 2,129
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Private

889

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

William Peace University, founded in 1857, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 20-acre campus is located in the heart of Raleigh, NC.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 889
Established in 1857
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

20-acre campus in downtown Raleigh (population: 464,758). Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Raleigh-Cary
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Raleigh-Durham International

William Peace University
15 East Peace Street
Raleigh, NC
27604

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government and Programming Association
  • Psychology Club
  • Peace Ministry
  • Green Team
  • 15 Below Student Theatre Company

Top Events

  • Late Night Breakfast
  • Red Rose Ball
  • Athletic Events
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
40%
400-499
37%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
62%
12-17
22%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.86

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 978
Declined 1,151
Total Received 2,129

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
class rank
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

application essay
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,148

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,950
Room & board $11,800
Additional fees $500
Total $44,250
Average Financial Aid - $5,148
Total with Avg. Aid $39,102

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Equestrian sports, Football, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Equestrian sports, Football, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
American History (United States)
Anthropology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, General
Criminology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Game and Interactive Media Design
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Musical Theatre
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

889

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

889
students

Female
54%
484

Male
46%
405

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

802
students

Female
53%
418

Male
47%
384

10%

87
students

Female
76%
66

Male
24%
21

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 66%
Student 4 year graduation rate 31%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

98

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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