School Highlights

William Peace University serves 889 students (90% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 889 students
  • Private-state tuition: $24,650
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

William Peace University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 166 teachers has grown by 219% over five years.
William Peace University
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
166 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of William Peace University has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The William Peace University diversity score of 0.64 is equal to the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
889 students
2,330 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
802 students
727 students
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# Part-Time Students
87 students
1,603 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
994 students
277 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
802 students
727 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
35 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
87 students
1,603 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
544 students
617 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
12%
12%
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% Black
24%
21%
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% White
53%
55%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
4%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score
0.64
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.51%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
2.07%
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,800
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $24,650 is more than the state average of $19,438. The private state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$24,650
$19,438
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
76%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in William Peace University and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$24,000
$11,865
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in William Peace University and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$5,846
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in William Peace University and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
50%
60%
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SAT Reading
525
520
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SAT Math
515
490
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ACT Composite
20
20
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ACT English
20
20
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ACT Math
20
20
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does William Peace University cost?

William Peace University's private state tuition is approximately $24,650.

What is the acceptance rate of William Peace University?

The acceptance rate of William Peace University is 50%, which is lower than the state average of 60%.

What is William Peace University's ranking?

William Peace University ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 889 students
  • Private-state tuition: $24,650
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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