Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.

Academic Programs

  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

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Additional Information

Here's what you probably won't hear at college recruiting fairs: When it comes to education, you get what you give. At the risk of sounding dramatic, how you approach this truth means everything.

We're called Work Forest for a reason. In many ways, you are about to trade comfort for trepidation, familiarity for the unknown. It's going to be hard. And fun. That's entirely the point. Our end of the bargain is to put everything we have into an experience and environment designed to challenge you completely. Yours is to give nothing less than your all.

If you find yourself excited by the through of joining a community of new people and ideas, endless challenge and a chance to see exactly what you're made of, you just might be a Deac.

And we can't wait to meet you.

Visit us

Wake Forest offers both Information Sessions and Campus tours throughout the year. Information sessions—where you will receive an overview of Wake Forest and the admissions process—are held prior to most campus tours. Please see our Campus Visit Experience page for more details and to register. It’s best to register in advance. We accommodate walk-ins only as space allows.

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School location

PO Box 7305
Winston Salem, NC 27109, United States of America

Phone number

(336) 758-5201