Wake Forest University

United States of America, North Carolina, Winston-Salem

Our motto means more. Pro Humanitate (for humanity) invites us to use our ideas, knowledge, talents and compassion on behalf of humanity in all its difference and diversity. Our Winston-Salem, N.C., campus is home to an academic community of almost 9,000 students, with more studying at Wake Forest locations in Charlotte, Washington, D.C., and around the world. A strong undergraduate liberal arts curriculum inspires a holistic approach to preparing graduate and professional school students. We graduate leaders with integrity and courage who use their personal and professional success to make an impact on society. Why Wake Forest? Affordability Wake Forest is committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need through grants, scholarships, work-study, and subsidized loans Our Hometown Within driving distance of both the Blue Ridge Mountains and Atlantic Coast, Winston-Salem offers the amenities of a larger city with the vibrant culture of an engaged community. Facts & Figures Get to know Wake Forest better by browsing a collection of quick facts, figures and rankings.


In the 2023 U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges report, Wake Forest ranked tied for 31st for

Wake Forest University


Services & Amenities

Off Campus Housing
Four Seasons, Snow
Gender Restriction
Study Types
Master's Degree, Bachelor's Degree
United States of America
Gap year
Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Counseling, Education, English, Film, Health & Exercise Science, Liberal Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Statistics, Sustainability, Translation, Accountancy, African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Arabic, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry, Chinese Language, Classical Languages, Classical Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Dance, Economics, Elementary Education, Engineering, English, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Sustainability, Film, Finance, French Studies, German, German Studies, Greek, Health, Health & Exercise Science, History, Human Services, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Humanities Administration, Interdisciplinary Studies, International Politics, Italian Language, Italian Studies, Japanese Language, Jewish Studies, Journalism, Latin, Latin American and Latino Studies, Linguistics, Marketing Communications, Mathematical Business, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medieval & Early Modern Studies, Military Science, Molecular Biology, Music, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Russian, Secondary Education, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Arts, Sustainability, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Sport Teams
Basketball, Football, Men’s Baseball, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Cross Country, Men’s Football, Men’s Golf, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Tennis, Men’s Track and Field (Indoor), Men’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Tennis, Women’s Field Hockey, Women’s Golf, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Tennis, Women’s Track and Field (Indoor), Women’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Women’s Volleyball