William Peace University

15 E Peace St, Raleigh, United States
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Overview of William Peace University

About this school

William Peace University (formerly Peace College) was founded in 1857 as a private, church-affiliated, women's college. It became fully co-educational in 2011. Its campus is located in downtown Raleigh.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:930
    • Men:449 (48.3%)
    • Women:481 (51.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to William Peace University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
15 East Peace Street
City, State, Zip
Raleigh, NC  27604-1194
Phone
(919) 508-2214
Fax
(919) 508-2328
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
59% of 1,569 applicants were admitted
Women
57% of 926 applicants were admitted
Men
62% of 643 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
266 (29%) of 927 admitted students enrolled
Women
119 (23%) of 526 admitted students enrolled
Men
147 (37%) of 401 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.37
375 And Above
24%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
13%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
45%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
460-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
45%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
19%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
27%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,700 (65.18282988871225%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,800 (24.52873041108335%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,530 (10.288439700204407%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


William Peace University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002953
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
194 (97.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
182 (93.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
4 aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$19,794
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 172 aid recipients, average amount $9,967
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 145 aid recipients, average amount $3,204
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
8 (4.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,563

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
828 (92.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
758 (91.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
8 aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$18,464
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 693 aid recipients, average amount $8,612
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 632 aid recipients, average amount $4,375
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
60 (6.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,171

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$20,921
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
85.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
7.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,000

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


34

Part-Time Faculty


87

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


21%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 93% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
323,303

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
101
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


William Peace University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


61.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


31.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


37.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


39.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (15)


  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Musical Theatre
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


423,179

Nearest Metropolitan Area


21 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Raleigh-Cary

Weather


Temperature
28.8 average low in January, 85 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Raleigh-Durham
Nearest Bus Station
Raleigh
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Raleigh

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


50% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


50%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pride
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


William Peace University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, campus activities board, phi beta lambda, gamma sigma sigma, ambassadors for christ, class councils

Sororities


2% of women participate

Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


814

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
930
Women
481
Men
449

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.7% Asian
  • 27.6% Black/African-American
  • 8.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 47.5% White
  • 11.7% Unknown

International Students


0.3% from 2 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources