William Peace University

Raleigh, NC

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

Tuition & Fees

$31,700

$31,700

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
40%
400-499
38%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
46%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
39%
12-17
45%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
34%
12-17
45%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
63%
12-17
23%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 978
Declined + 1,151
Total Received 2,129
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Private (nonprofit)

889

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Social Sciences/history
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Codes

SAT 5533
ACT 3136

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 889
Established in 1857
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Raleigh, NC

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

William Peace University
15 East Peace Street
Raleigh, NC 27604

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
40%
400-499
38%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
46%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
39%
12-17
45%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
34%
12-17
45%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
63%
12-17
23%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Recommendations

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Colleen Murphy
Vice President for Enrollment Management & Marketing
P: 919 508-2214
F: 919 508-2306
admissions@peace.edu

Financial Aid

$23,386

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,200
Room $7,760
Board $3,880
Additional fees $500
Total $43,340
Average Financial Aid - $23,386
Total with Avg. Aid $19,954

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,900,238
State $2,030,085
Institutional $9,638,923
Other external $335,045
Total $13,904,291

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $656,963
Other external $56,130
Total $713,093
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 919 508-2394
finaid@peace.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Salanna Holmes
Director of Reporting and Academic Operations
finaid@peace.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance, flag football, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Thomas Curle (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Nicole Barringer (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
USA South Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pacers
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Arts Administration
Biology
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Communication
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary Education
Elementary Special Education
English
Environmental Studies
Exercise/Sports Science
Global Studies
History/American Studies
Leadership/Nonprofit Administration
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Middle School Education
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Political Science
Pre-Law
Psychology
Simulation/Game Design
Sport/Fitness Studies
Strategic Communication
Theatre
Theatre Education
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Social Sciences/history

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

889

total students

89%

in-state

11%

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 Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Countries most often represented Puerto Rico
The Bahamas
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Colleen Murphy
Vice President for Enrollment Management & Marketing
919 508-2206
cfmurphy@peace.edu

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