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Private 4 Year

Peace College Admission Requirements

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Chances of getting into William Peace University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
61%
Admission Difficulty for William Peace University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Peace College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Peace College is 61%.  It ranks #17 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Peace College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 784 out of 1,277 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 945/1135 ACT 18/23). William Peace University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.4. 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Peace College application fee is $35 and applications are due by Aug 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to William Peace University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 64% of students submitted SAT scores and 61% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Peace College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
945-1135
Applicants Submitting SAT 
64%
SAT Scores for William Peace University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 465
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 945
SAT Scores for William Peace University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 575
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1135
Average SAT Score 1040

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 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 945 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 850. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. Peace College ranks #24 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

William Peace University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1135 and Above Good >75%
1040 to 1135 Avg + 61%-75%
945 to 1040 Avg - 45%-61%
850 to 945 Reach 30%-45%
Less than 850 Low <30%
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Peace College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-23 
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 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

William Peace University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >77%
20 to 23 Avg + 61%-77%
18 to 20 Avg - 48%-61%
16 to 18 Reach 36%-48%
Less than 16 Low <36%
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Peace College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.4
Typical High School Grades 
B+

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

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Peace College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at William Peace University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 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 61% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

William Peace University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 766 511 1,277
Accepted 457 327 784
Acceptance Rate 60% 64% 61%
Enrolled 72 72 144
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 22% 18%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
244

Applicants have 244 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

William Peace University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

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?

61% of those who apply are granted admission to Peace College. Admission competition is low and the college has very 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 945 and 1135. 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 23. 61% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.