William Peace University

Tel: (919)508-2000
School Highlights
  • William Peace University serves 1,077 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • William Peace University is one of 5 community colleges within Wake County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to William Peace University is Miller-Motte College-Raleigh (4.3 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
William Peace University(NC) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty61 staff139 staff
William Peace University Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of William Peace University has grown by 70% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The William Peace University diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,077 students2,380 students
William Peace University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
William Peace University Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-1,019 students
William Peace University Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-1,361 students
William Peace University Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity
William Peace University Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
William Peace University American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
William Peace University Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
William Peace University Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
William Peace University Black (2007-2016)
% White
William Peace University White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
William Peace University Non Resident (2010-2011)
% Unknown races
William Peace University Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.56
William Peace University Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,800$27,500
William Peace University Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $24,650 is more than the state average of $16,515. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$24,650$16,515
William Peace University In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
William Peace University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$23,500$10,500
William Peace University Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,092
William Peace University Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate63%69%
William Peace University Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Reading455470
William Peace University SAT Reading (2007-2013)
SAT Math495495
William Peace University SAT Math (2007-2013)
ACT Composite2020
William Peace University ACT Composite (2007-2013)
ACT English1919
William Peace University ACT English (2007-2013)
ACT Math2019
William Peace University ACT Math (2007-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Miller-Motte College-Raleigh
    Private, for profit
    375 students | 4.30 Mi3901 Capital Blvd Ste 151
    Raleigh NC  27604
  • Miller-Motte College-Cary
    Private, for profit
    316 students | 6.20 Mi2205 Walnut Street
    Cary NC  27518
  • 21,384 students | 10.20 Mi9101 Fayetteville Road
    Raleigh NC  27603
  • 400 students | 11.50 Mi3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
    Raleigh NC  27614
  • 5,035 students | 18.70 Mi1637 Lawson Street
    Durham NC  27703
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Did You Know?
Wake County, NC community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Wake County, NC is William Peace University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.