Costs, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Hard work in high school helps you get into college. It also helps pay for college.

When you apply to William Peace, you’re automatically considered for merit scholarships based on your GPA and standardized test scores (ACT or SAT). That can lower the cost of tuition by up to $16,000. 

Not only that, but we encourage every student to file the FAFSA, which could result in need-based aid from federal and state programs, and even more financial aid from WPU.

To get a sense of where you might stand, use our net price calculator to estimate the amount of grants and scholarships that students like yourself have received.

You can lower your cost of attending WPU by up to $16,000 with financial aid awards and scholarship packages. Don’t let the private price tag fool you.

Did You Know?

At William Peace, nearly 100% of students receive substantial financial aid packages.

Our extensive opportunities for need and merit-based aid make William Peace one of the most affordable private schools in the country. More importantly, consider the value of a WPU education. We support the pursuit of your passion through immersive learning. That means small class sizes, one-on-one interactions with expert faculty, and opportunities for hands-on experience. You’ll never run out of opportunities to set yourself up for lifelong success.

Need Help Finding Information?

We’ve included a full list of helpful links to help get you started and moving in the right direction with your financial aid process. Remember, you can always call or email us with any questions!

Contact Financial Aid 

Earn Scholarship Dollars Before You Get Here

WPU is the first school in Raleigh, North Carolina to partner with You can easily earn scholarships with hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of dollars each time you achieve something important in high school or community college. You can earn more than $40,000 in scholarships from WPU for your achievements.

Earnings are instantly displayed in your portfolio and redeemable when you choose to attend William Peace University. Any high schooler or eligible transfer student can sign up.

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See just a few of the 20+ different micro-scholarships you can earn as a high school student

Calculate Your Costs

Here’s a quick way you can estimate the amount of grants and scholarships that students like yourself have received. Use our net price calculator to get an idea of where you stand.

Learn About Our Net Price Calculator

This Net Price Calculator does not take the place of submitting an actual aid application. Once you apply for admission, you will need to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA may be completed online at using the William Peace University Code of 002953.


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Explore your financial aid options and do your homework with tools such as our net price calculator