William Peace University

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world rank  4194

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University Overview

Founded in 1857, William Peace University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Raleigh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, William Peace University (WPU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. William Peace University (WPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 163 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WPU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym WPU
Founded 1857
Motto Esse Quam Videri
To be, rather than to seem
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 15 E Peace Street
Raleigh
27604-1194 North Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (919) 508 2000
Fax +1 (919) 508 2326

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 15 East Peace Street
Raleigh 27604
(919) 508 2000
800 732 2347

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to William Peace University's Library
William Peace University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 47,752 physical volumes, 1,287 physical media, 39,892 digital/electronic medium and 92 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
William Peace University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 544 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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