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William Peace University is a private institution that was founded in 1857. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 657, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 21 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. William Peace University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $23,900 (2012-13).
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Peace College changed its name in July of 2011 to William Peace University and announced a decision to become coeducational in our traditional day program (men were already enrolled in evening degree-completion programs). Peace graduates consistently rate Peace in the top 10% nationwide on the National Survey of Student Engagement. On average, over 90% of graduates are placed in graduate school or a job within a year of graduation. The mission of William Peace University is to prepare students for the organizations of tomorrow. Rooted in the liberal arts tradition, the student develops an appreciation for life-long learning, a focus on meaningful careers and skills for ethical citizenship.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Presbyterian Church (USA)|
When applying to William Peace University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline and the early decision deadline are November 15 and November 15, respectively. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at William Peace University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 53.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||53.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at William Peace University is 12:1, and the school has 62.0 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at William Peace University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Education; Psychology; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.2 percent.
William Peace University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 657, with a gender distribution of 2.7 percent male students and 97.3 percent female students. At this school, 51.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 49.0 percent of students live off campus. William Peace University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
William Peace University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. William Peace University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at William Peace University, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at William Peace University.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At William Peace University, 87.0 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $16,013.
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|Tuition and fees||$23,900 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,000 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data