William Peace University - Bachelor's Degree

The institution that eventually became William Peace University was founded in 1872 as Peace Institute by a group of men within the Presbyterian Synod of North Carolina. The leading donation of $10,000 USD ($254 thousand in 2015 terms) came from William Peace, a prominent local merchant and a founding member of the First Presbyterian Church of Raleigh.

  • Average Tuition USD 39,250

School Description

William Peace University is a small liberal arts college in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. It is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, and offers undergraduate degrees in 10 majors. The institution adopted its current name in 2012.

Bachelor Programs

  • 15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

  • 15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604, United States

    Biology

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • 15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • 15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604, United States

    Criminal Justice

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

  • 15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604, United States

    English

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • 15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • 15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604, United States

    Law

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

  • 15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604, United States

    Mass Communication and Journalism

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the analysis and criticism of media institutions and media texts, how people experience and understand media content, and the roles of media in producing and transforming culture. Includes instruction in communications regulation, law, and policy; media history; media aesthetics, interpretation, and criticism; the social and cultural effects of mass media; cultural studies; the economics of media industries; visual and media literacy; and the psychology and behavioral aspects of media messages, interpretation, and utilization.

  • 15 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604, United States

    Psychology

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum SAT 1215
  • Minimum ACT 18

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    Established in 1857

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    William Peace competes in the USA South Athletic Conference as a Division III school in the NCAA and teams are fielded in basketball, cross country, softball, soccer, tennis, and volleyball.

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