International Students

Welcome to the capital city, Raleigh, North Carolina!

William Peace University offers an exciting environment for students to learn – all within the heart of Downtown Raleigh! Our campus is within walking distance of the state capitol, courts, world-class museums, five-star restaurants and Raleigh’s exciting night life.

WPU’s international program has hosted students from:

  • Germany
  • China
  • Congo
  • South Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Vietnam
  • Peru

Admissions Steps

  • Step 1 - Apply to WPU
  • Step 2 - Submit Your Transcripts
    Official transcripts from each school you’ve attended. Transcripts must be translated into English. William Peace University recommends using World Educational Services.
  • Step 3 - Complete English Requirements & Exam
    1. Complete four years of English as a foreign language, with a grade point average of 2.0 or better. This is preferred but not required.
    2. Complete the written TOEFL exam. William Peace University requires a minimum score of 550 on the written Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 80 on the internet-based TOEFL from students whose native language is not English.
      The submission of a score below the minimum requirement on the TOEFL will be considered when accompanied by an SAT score above 1000 or an ACT score above 22.

  • Step 4 - Submit Your SAT or ACT Scores
    Send us your official SAT or ACT scores.

    Important Codes

    SAT: 005533
    ACT: 3136

  • Step 5 - Submit Your Documents
    1. Submit a photocopy of your passport and your visa for official verification. Send the copies to
    2. Upon acceptance, submit a completed WPU International Certificate of Financial Responsibility covering tuition, room and board, as well as fees for the year. Send your completed Certificate of Financial Responsibility to

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How to Receive Your F-1 Student Visa

  • Step 1 - Apply to WPU
    The first step is apply and gain acceptance to William Peace University.

    Apply to WPU

  • Step 2 - Submit Your I-20 Form
    Once you have been accepted and we have verified your WPU International Certificate of Financial Responsibility, we will issue you an I-20 Form to complete and submit.
  • Step 3 - Pay SEVIS I-901 Fee
    After you receive the I-20 form, you will need to pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.

    Get More Information on SEVIS I-901

  • Step 4 - Pick Up Your Visa!
    You will need to visit an embassy or consulate to obtain your visa and to receive any additional information that you may require.

    For questions, contact