Wake Forest University (WFU)
1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, NC 27106
Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a high-ranking school that offers the benefits of both a small college and a large university.
For years Wake Forest has been recognized as a quality southern university by academic publications, the academic community and the general public. It is also a school that offers an intimate learning experience. Classes are small, giving students the optimum amount of interaction with professors.
However, while the environment may be personal, opportunities abound. The undergraduate programs, for example, encompass traditional academics as well as less commonly offered majors. Examples of majors at Wake Forest include:
- Art History
- Business and Enterprise Management
- Classical Studies
- Computer Science
- Film Studies
- Medieval Studies
There are also numerous opportunities beyond the classroom. For example, a large number of students participate in study abroad programs in such cities as Vienna and London. Wake Forest also has its own student operated radio station, several student publications, including a newspaper and literary journal, as well as student clubs and organizations.
Applicants will need to submit an online application, transcripts and recommendation letters. ACT or SAT scores are optional.
Financial aid sources include need-based grants, loans and work-study awards. Wake Forest also offers scholarships, which are awarded to students who have outstanding grades, test scores or creative talent. Many students receive a combination of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study.
Quick Facts about Wake Forest University
Mid-size City Setting
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
- Full-Time Undergrad Students
- Freshman Class
- Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
Undergraduate vs. Graduate
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students
Gender of Students
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