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William Peace University

Raleigh, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate63%

About William Peace University

What you should know about WPU is the word "community." When people share why they chose WPU, that's often the first word they say. "Community" here means a small campus in a thriving downtown. It means a place where you can find the courage and confidence to do well in class and also lead student groups. Community means professors who know your name and care about your success. Community is our world of immersive learning, meaning classwork outside the classroom. If you're looking for the right fit for college, consider WPU.

William Peace University is a private, religious university in the city of Raleigh, North Carolina. William Peace University was founded in 1857. The university currently enrolls around 713 students a year, including 738 undergraduates.

William Peace University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into William Peace University. The acceptance rate at William Peace University is 63%. In 2022, 906 out of 1,427 total applicants were accepted.

William Peace University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 63%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 12%

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William Peace University is located in the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, near Raleigh-Cary.

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William Peace University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to William Peace University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to William Peace University is Continuous processing.

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William Peace University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1038 - 1150


Math SAT Range

515 - 568


Reading SAT Range

518 - 583

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Wondering what life at William Peace University is like? There are approximately 713 students enrolled at William Peace University, including 738 undergraduate students and -25 graduate students. 79% percent of students attend school full-time, 85% percent are from NC and 15% percent of students are from other states.


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