William Peace University Rankings

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In the World#8878 of 14178
In North America#2031 of 2629
In the United States#1935 of 2528
In North Carolina#53 of 66
In Raleigh#5 of 6

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
50%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$24,984 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
889
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
peace.edu

William Peace University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate50%52%50%
Applicants2,1337561,371
Admissions1,077395682
Freshmen enrolled full time1859095

74 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

96 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
124 or 67%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 920
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in William Peace University are 920-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
96 or 52%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in William Peace University are 18-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White469 (53%)
Black or African American214 (24%)
Hispanic106 (12%)
Two or more races39 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown32 (4%)
Asian18 (2%)
Nonresident Alien3 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,984/year
Average aid awarded
$20,177
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,968
$30-48K$20,498
$48-75K$21,075
$75-110K$25,759
$110K+$30,502

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$31,200
Tuition in-state$31,200
Tuition out-of-state$31,200
Fee in-district$500
Fee in-state$500
Fee out-of-state$500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity544
Combined charge for room and board$11,830
Room charge$7,760
Meal charge$4,070

William Peace University Majors

MajorBachelor's
Criminology27
Business Administration and Management, General23
Psychology, General21
Game and Interactive Media Design18
Biology & Biological Sciences, General15
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies13
Organizational Leadership13
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication8
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other6
Musical Theatre6
Communication and Media Studies, Other6
Pre-Law Studies6
Management Science5
Marketing & Marketing Management, General5
Political Science and Government, General4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science4
English Language and Literature, General3
Anthropology3
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia3
Business & Commerce, General3
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching3
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other3
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs3
Elementary Education and Teaching3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other2
American History (United States)1
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other1
International & Global Studies1
Writing, General1
Grand Total213
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate42%39%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%

Publications & Citations

Publications
34
Citations
2,498

Publication count by topic

Psychology
9
Sociology
6
Biology
4
Business
2
Geography
2
Chemistry
2
Art
2
Economics
2
Medicine
2
Political science
2
Environmental science
1
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology13371,020
Psychology2679908
Geography2755149
Political science316933
Biology4493239
Business484514
Medicine527354
Environmental science56531
Chemistry568020

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199006
199106
199202
1993112
199402
199526
199606
199702
199812
199902
200001
200106
200214
200334
200427
2005421
2006453
2007257
2008493
20095108
20101173
20113201

General info

Alternative namesPeace
WPU
Founded1857
WikipediaWilliam Peace University
MottoEsse Quam Videri
To be, rather than to seem
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff166
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address15 E Peace St
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27604-1194
United States
City population440,000
Phone9195082000
Fax+1 (919) 508 2326

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