William Peace University

  • Address: 15 E. Peace St., Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.508.2000

About

William Peace University is a four-year private university located in downtown Raleigh, N.C. The University has made bold strides to meet the challenges of higher education in the 21st century, and it offers innovative academic programs rooted in the liberal arts tradition to prepare students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. William Peace University students develop an appreciation for lifelong learning, pursue meaningful careers,and build skills for ethical citizenship. The institution was founded in 1857 and named for founding benefactor William Peace. Bachelor of Arts degrees are offered in biology, communication, education, English, liberal studies, political science, pre-law, psychology, simulation and game design and theatre. In addition, Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in biology and business administration. William Peace University also offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theatre, and several minors and concentrations in fields such as anthropology, criminal justice, global studies, graphic design, religion, Spanish and sports management. A new core curriculum includes courses in personal financial management, media literacy and four years of writing courses within the English department. Students are also required to take a series of three classes focusing on career and professional development and an academic internship related to their major. On average, 90 percent of William Peace University graduates find jobs or are enrolled in graduate school within a year of graduation.

  • About

    William Peace University is a four-year private university located in downtown Raleigh, N.C. The University has made bold strides to meet the challenges of higher education in the 21st century, and it offers innovative academic programs rooted in the liberal arts tradition to prepare students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. William Peace University students develop an appreciation for lifelong learning, pursue meaningful careers,and build skills for ethical citizenship. The institution was founded in 1857 and named for founding benefactor William Peace. Bachelor of Arts degrees are offered in biology, communication, education, English, liberal studies, political science, pre-law, psychology, simulation and game design and theatre. In addition, Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in biology and business administration. William Peace University also offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theatre, and several minors and concentrations in fields such as anthropology, criminal justice, global studies, graphic design, religion, Spanish and sports management. A new core curriculum includes courses in personal financial management, media literacy and four years of writing courses within the English department. Students are also required to take a series of three classes focusing on career and professional development and an academic internship related to their major. On average, 90 percent of William Peace University graduates find jobs or are enrolled in graduate school within a year of graduation.

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    General Amenities
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    • Accessible to people with disabilities:
    • Children Welcome:
    • Elevators Indoor:
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    • Location: Downtown
    • Near Interstate:
    • Reservations Required for Groups:
    Hotel Rates & Parking
    • Type of Parking:
      • Surface Lot
    Sports Hosted
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  • Meeting Facility
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Theatre Capacity 280
    • Banquet Capacity 200
    • Classroom Capacity 18
    • Reception Capacity 100
    • Outdoor
    • Indoor
    • Band Allowed
    • Chairs Provided
    • AV Equipment
    • Linens Available
    • Parking Onsite
    • Permanent Stage
    • Tables Provided
    • Wireless in Meeting Space
    Belk Hall-Main Dining Room
    • Banquet Capacity: 200
    • Reception Capacity: 300
    Front Campus Green
    • Reception Capacity: 1,500
    Kenan Recital Hall
    • Theater Capacity: 280
    Kenan Recital Hall Lobby
    • Reception Capacity: 50
    Leggett Theatre
    • Theater Capacity: 87
    Main Building-Main Parlor
    • Reception Capacity: 100
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