Peace College is a small, private, four-year liberal arts and sciences college for women located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It was founded in 1857 as Peace Institute by leaders of the First Presbyterian Church of Raleigh. Primarily a school for women, it has a student population of around 700 women and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It is one of the oldest institutions of higher education for women in the United States and is a member of the Women’s College Coalition.
As a learning institution, Peace offers programs aimed at providing students with the education and skills that will help them build a successful future and career for themselves. It offers Bachelor’s degrees in various fields of study including biology, communication, history, human resources, liberal studies, psychology and music performance. Minors are also available in such fields as chemistry, theater, information systems and services, business administration, visual communication and religion.
Cost of attendance at Peace College for academic year 2009-2010 is US$32,208 for fulltime residential students broken down into full-year tuition of US$23,958 and room and board at US$8,250. Fulltime commuter students pay only the tuition cost of US$23,958. Additional fees include Health Insurance of US$478, student activity fee of US$175 and student ID card fee of US$20. Other fees may be charged based on the course enrolled in. To help students pay for their cost of attendance, financial aid is extended in the form of loans, grants and scholarships for qualified students.
On-campus housing is offered to students of the university and is required of all freshman students.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Peace College.