Box 7305, Reynolda Station Winston-Salem, NC 27109 336-758-5201
About Wake Forest University
  • Year of Foundation 1834
  • Size of Campus 340 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,263
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51% 49% 75%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $39,544
  • Room and Board $11,010
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 4,466
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 25 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.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 10
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Religious organizations: Baptist Student Union, Forest Fire Christian Ministry, Wake Forest Catholic Community, Episcopal Student Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Chi Rho (men's Christian ensemble) Gospel Choir
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 53%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Asian Student Interest Association, Black Student Alliance, Delta Sigma Theta, Forest Fire Christian Ministry, Hispanic Club, Student National Medical Association, Wake International Stud
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of frats 13
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Secrest Artists Series, Christmas Moravian Lovefeast, Convocations, Homecoming, Project Pumpkin, Springfest
  • Percent students who are frat members 33%
  • Number of honor societies Academic and Honorary Societies: Accounting Society, Alpha Epsilon Delta (health professions), American Society for Personnel Administration, Anthony Aston Players, Anthropology; Club, Beta Beta Beta (biology), Circolo Italiano, Communications Association,
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Greensboro, NC (30), Charlotte, NC (85)
  • Distance to nearest train Winston Salem (4)
  • Distance to nearest bus Winston Salem (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 30%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 25
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (71%), sorority housing (8%), fraternity housing (7%), apartment for single students (10%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (3%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 62%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 72%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 71%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,788,033
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 500
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books 162,579
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 20,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, other
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 2,390,965
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,200
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Museum of Anthropology, Reynolda House Museum of American Art (adjacent to campus), Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Olin Physical Laboratory with laser lab, 150-acre Reynolda Gardens
  • Number Of Subscriptions 32,566
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 28,238
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 16,000
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Bank of America, BB&T, Corporate Executive Board, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Teach for America, Wachovia
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,100
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 45%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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