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Peace College Admission Requirements

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Chances of getting into William Peace University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
50.5%
Admission Difficulty for William Peace University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Peace College and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,077 out of 2,133 applicants were admitted making Peace College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. William Peace University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. William Peace University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Peace College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
64%
SAT Scores for William Peace University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for William Peace University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to William Peace University?

William Peace University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #28 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 64 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

William Peace University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >63%
1030 to 1140 Avg + 50%-63%
920 to 1030 Avg - 37%-50%
810 to 920 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 810 Low <26%
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Peace College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
61%
ACT Scores for William Peace University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for William Peace University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Peace College?

Admission data indicates that Peace College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #27 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 61 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to William Peace University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

William Peace University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >63%
20 to 22 Avg + 50%-63%
18 to 20 Avg - 37%-50%
16 to 18 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 16 Low <26%
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Peace College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.07
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into William Peace University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Peace College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at William Peace University was 3.07 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #40 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Peace College accepts 50% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted William Peace University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 18% Good
3.50 to 3.75 10% Good
3.25 to 3.50 10% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 11% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 27% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

54% of William Peace University freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted William Peace University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 6%
Top 25% of class 21%
Top 50% of class 46%
Bottom 50% of class 54%
Bottom 25% of class 17%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

William Peace University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,371 756 2,133
Accepted 682 395 1,077
Acceptance Rate 50% 52% 50%
Enrolled 95 90 185
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 23% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
48

Applicants have 48 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to William Peace University is $35.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to William Peace University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

William Peace University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at William Peace University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199272 IPEDS survey data for William Peace University.

FAQs

Does William Peace University prefer SAT or ACT?

64% of students submit their SAT scores to Peace College. 61% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into William Peace University?

50% of those who apply are granted admission to Peace College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for William Peace University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1140. 64% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for William Peace University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 61% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.