Admissions

Choosing William Peace University is making the choice to leave  “someday” behind.

Get ready to be immersed in an active, vibrant, and real-world experience that will prepare you for a future of possibility. Take the first step towards your tomorrow, today.

At WPU, you’ll immerse yourself in a learning experience that empowers you to make informed decisions for your future. Supported by dedicated faculty, innovative teaching methods, and in-depth career planning, you’ll graduate confident and ready to make meaningful impacts on whatever career-path you take.

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Your New Supportive and Encouraging Community

We know that applying to colleges can feel a little overwhelming at times – and we’re here to help. At William Peace University, the personal attention you receive to make getting here a reality is matched by the support and encouragement you’ll experience while you’re here.

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Pick Your Path

  • First-Year Students

    WPU is your home away from home, a dynamic and diverse learning community.

    Congrats on taking the next big step in your life! At WPU, you’ll feel at home. That’s because we look for more in our students than just good grades. Your application is your chance to show us that you’re more than just a score. We want to hear your ideas, passions and perspectives.

    We know that applying to colleges can feel a little overwhelming at times – but we’re here to help. We’ve broken everything down into the easy-to-follow steps, found below.

    WPU has simplified the application process to be more holistic and inclusive of student strengths and accomplishments. Students have the choice to submit SAT/ACT scores, or showcase their individual strengths in other ways.

    First-Year Students

  • Transfer & Readmission

    Whether you’re brand new to WPU, or returning from some time off – you’ll find your home here.

    With hands-on instruction from professors who really care, you’ll get the academic attention you deserve that may have been lacked at other institutions you attended. You’ve probably heard the success stories and seen all the numbers – like how 96% of our graduates find jobs or land in graduate school within one year graduating. Small campus. Big opportunities.

    Learn how William Peace University can help you achieve your career aspirations.

    Transfer & Readmission Students

  • School of Professional Studies

    Take the next step, in both your life and your career, with the School of Professional Studies at WPU.

    There are many reasons to seek a degree as an adult learner. Continuing your education can create better opportunities within your field or help you to pursue your interests in other fields – no matter your reason, WPU has a program to help you achieve your personal or professional goals!

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  • Military & Veterans
    William Peace University is committed to supporting our active duty military, veterans and their dependents during the transition to higher education and enhancing their educational experience with the highest quality of academic support services available.

    Military Friendly is more than a catch-phrase for us – it’s a commitment!

    Military & Veterans

  • International Students

    WPU is your home away from home, a dynamic and diverse learning community.

    Congrats on taking the next big step in your life! At WPU, you’ll feel at home. That’s because we look for more in our students than just good grades. Your application is your chance to show us that you’re more than just a score. We want to hear your ideas, passions and perspectives.

    International Students

Admissions At-a-Glance

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different states represented in our student population
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average high school GPA for incoming students
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average SAT (total critical reading + math)

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Finding More at WPU

The Durham, North Carolina, native chose to attend WPU in order to play softball, study biology and make a meaningful impact on campus. But within her first year, Allison realized athletics was not going to be the way she invested in the University community and biology was not her true calling.

See Mackenzie’s Story

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