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 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • William Peace University is one of 5 community colleges within Wake County, NC.
  • The nearest community college is Miller-Motte College-Raleigh (4.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 17% 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 1,077 has grown by 64% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 66% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,077 students2,380 students
William Peace University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
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
999721
William Peace University Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
William Peace University American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
2%
2%
William Peace University Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
9%
6%
William Peace University Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
21%
21%
William Peace University Black (2007-2016)
% White
52%
63%
William Peace University White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
1%
William Peace University Non Resident (2010-2011)
% Unknown races
16%
5%
William Peace University Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.650.55
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 $16,754. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$24,650$16,754
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 Total Avg.950986
SAT Reading455488
William Peace University SAT Reading (2007-2013)
SAT Math495498
William Peace University SAT Math (2007-2013)
ACT Total Avg.5949
ACT Composite2020
William Peace University ACT Composite (2007-2013)
ACT English1913
William Peace University ACT English (2007-2013)
ACT Math2016
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
    (919)723-2820
    4.30375
  • Miller-Motte College-Cary
    Private, for profit
    316 students | 6.20 Mi2205 Walnut Street
    Cary NC  27518
    (919)532-7171
    6.20316
  • 21,384 students | 10.20 Mi9101 Fayetteville Road
    Raleigh NC  27603
    (919)866-5000
    10.2021,384
  • 400 students | 11.50 Mi3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
    Raleigh NC  27614
    8002887442
    11.50400
  • 5,035 students | 18.70 Mi1637 Lawson Street
    Durham NC  27703
    (919)536-7200
    18.705,035
Recent Articles
December 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.
Did You Know?