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WPU At-a-Glance

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  • Success After Peace

    The numbers don't lie. WPU offers one of the most unique learning opportunities in the country, combining academics with career experiences

    WPU students are prepared to take on the world
    WPU Grads found jobs in their field or went to grad school within a year of graduating
    Students land jobs directly through internship experience
    In rate of internships nationwide
  • Hands-On Academics

    Hands-on faculty who teach a liberal arts core curriculum with modern, career-driven focused results gives you an academic experience second to none

    Our experienced faculty are hands-on
    majors, minors, and concentrations
    Top 10%
    Nationally for Student Engagement (NSSE)
    of full-time faculty hold a doctoral degree
  • Our Students

    Our learning community is remarkable in its diversity, but our students share a common desire to think bigger, not only for themselves but for our world, too. Does that sound like you?

    Total Men's & Women's NCAA DIII Sports Teams
    Undergraduate & Adult Learners at William Peace
    Hours of Community Service
  • #OurRaleigh

    Live the metropolitan life in downtown Raleigh, NC. Our unique location allows for endless career opportunities coupled with an exciting & vibrant student experience . You won't get bored here

    Live the metropolitan life at WPU
    America's Best Cities for Young Professionals
    On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016
    "Best Places to Live in the US", U.S. News & World Report

Adult & Professional Studies At-a-Glance

Our Adult & Professional Studies Programs are the smart choice for discerning students who expect more from their education

Best Online School in NC (Accredited Schools Online)
Degrees Offered Online, at Night, or on Saturday
Per Credit Hour

Academic programs that are hands-on, skill-developing, and experiential.

Small class sizes, professors who mentor (and truly care!) and an innovative academic approach that’s driven by results.

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Undergraduate Programs Adult & Professional Studies Programs

Find your passion

Not sure what you want to study? Take a quick quiz and we will guide you in the right direction!

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Find Your Passion

Where do I fit? Each major has a multitude of career possibilities for you. Think about what interests you, what you are good at and where you can see yourself in the future. Are you...

Would you rather not be boxed in? Explore all of our majors and minors.

Happening at Peace

Welcome to the new digital experience that is

Our next Open House is February 25, 2017. You and your family are invited to join us!
WPU Student Attends Open House
Manning Music Series Concert with the NC Symphony and WPU's BFA Student Singers on Monday, February 13, 2017.
Main Lawn at WPU
Terrace Myles '16

Terrace graduated in May of 2016 and became a TV journalist in Iowa within months of leaving WPU

Terrace Myles ’16 Reflects On His Time at WPU
2016 Graduate, TV Journalist