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Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

 8 reviews

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Wake Forest University

Private 4 Year

8 reviews

About Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University is a private, independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, founded in 1834. The university received its name from its original location in Wake Forest, north of Raleigh, North Carolina, the state capital. The Reynolda Campus, the university's main campus, has been located north of downtown Winston-Salem since the university moved there in 1956. The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center campus has two locations, the older one located near the Ardmore neighborhood in central Winston-Salem, and the newer campus at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter downtown. The university also occupies lab space at Biotech Plaza at Innovation Quarter, and at the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials. The University's Graduate School of Management maintains a presence on the main campus in Winston-Salem and in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC, 27106, Forsyth County

Wake Forest University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#94 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in North carolina

#4 of 177

2024 Best Private Colleges in North carolina

#2 of 101

Most Popular Majors

Out of 22 majors categories at Wake Forest University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Wake Forest University within four or six years.

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