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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.

Website: peace.edu/

Private
Co-ed
889
Undergraduate
Students
(54.4%) 484 Women
(45.6%) 405 Men
0
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
46% of 2,129 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.86
SAT Math
460-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
460-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,944
Tuition and Fees
$32,450
Room and Board
$11,800
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$26,013
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,929
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
39
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
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Campus Life

Raleigh Population
423,179
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh-Cary
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
52% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pride
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
23.8% Black/African-American
12.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.3% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students
0.3% from 3 countries
First-Year Students Returning
66.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
31.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
38%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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