Wake Forest University

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University History

Wake Forest University was founded in 1834. It is a private university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with about more than 8,000 students. The undergraduate population of students is more than 5,400 from 47 states and also from more than 45 foreign countries. The academic community of Wake Forest University is energetic and diverse. University offers 45 majors, 60 minors and additional programs in its six colleges and schools which provides a wide range of opportunity to students. Report ranked Wake Forest University #28 among top 30 National Universities for 26th time consecutively. The University stands at #24th place for best values and #33 for study abroad. The university campus is spread on over 340-acres of land.

University Programs, Courses and Schools

Wake Forest University’s 6 schools and colleges are located on three campuses. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Clarkson Campus and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter these campuses offer wide learning opportunities and challenges to the students. The 6 school and colleges the Wake Forest University are;

  • Undergraduate College
  • Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Divinity
  • Wake Forest Law
  • School of Medicine

University Notable Alumni

The Wake Forest University Alumni Richard Burr, Tim Duncan, Robert Ehrlich, Charlie Ergen, Emily Giffin, Kay Hagan, Thomas Marshburn, Arnold Palmer and Chris Paul from different backgrounds who are there to serve based on their common passion and responsibility towards Wake Forest University. 

University Infrastructure & Services


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center-

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist at Wake Forest University is a distinguished academic health system in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and also a part of Atrium Health Enterprise. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist’s two main areas are an integrated clinical system – tie-up with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre and an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem – which includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, five community hospitals, nearly 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized institution in experiential medical education and ground breaking research that involves Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise mainly focuses on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discoveries.

Clarkson Campus –

Clarkson Campus at Wake Forest University is just ten miles away from the main campus of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. This campus was named in honour of Thomas B Clarkson Jr to acknowledge his achievements during his 58-year career at Wake Forest School of Medicine. The prime activities at the Clarkson Campus are research and training. The Campus was the major place to the faculty of the Section on Comparative Medicine from the mid-1960s and researchers from a various departments and centers also used the Clarkson Campus.

 Wake Forest Innovation Quarter-

Innovation Quarter campus at Wake Forest University is a place where students come from different communities, the campus offers a unique mixed environment and a welcoming community, which sparks the creativity and collaboration that catalyze innovation and growth.


Wake Forest University has different libraries namely Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Business Information Commons, Law Library and Carpenter Library. The libraries support the research and learning needs of more than undergraduates and nearly about 3,000 graduate and professional students in the School of Business, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Divinity, Business School and Law School. Besides providing research help, the library also organises many student events like- “Wake the Library,” “Outbreak” etc.

Housing services

 On-campus- Wake Forest University’s Office of Residence Life and Housing offers on-campus housing in different campus residences-

South Campus Residences

  • Angelou Residence Hall
  • Babcock Residence Hall
  • Bostwick Residence Hall
  • Collins Residence Hall
  • Johnson Residence Hall
  • Luter Residence Hall
  • South Residence Hall

Hearn Plaza Residences
(Quad Area)

  • Davis Residence Hall
  • Efird Residence Hall
  • Huffman Residence Hall
  • Kitchin Residence Hall
  • Poteat Residence Hall
  • Taylor Residence Hall

North Campus Residences

  • Deacon Place Apartments
  • Dogwood Residence Hall
  • Magnolia Residence Hall
  • Martin Residence Hall
  • North Campus Apartments
  • Polo Residence Hall
  • Student Apartments

Road Houses

  • 1109 Polo Road
  • 1115 Polo Road
  • 1125 Polo Road
  • 1145 Polo Road
  • 1157 Polo Road
  • 1210 Polo Road
  • 109-111 Rosedale Circle

Off-campus- Residence Life and Housing acts as an associate among students. This off-campus housing department provides information regarding eligibility of students to live off-campus, landlord registration information, and other resources for students, landlords, neighbours and neighbourhood.

Medical services

Student Health Service at Wake Forest University is an on-campus medical facility. They help students stay healthy by offering an array of services such as standard doctor’s visits, flu shots, HIV testing, X-Rays, and much more. With Well Clinic and Respiratory Clinic we also provide pharmacy and laboratory services. Our student’s health service team consists of licensed and certified medical professionals and is guided by Director Cecil Price, MD who has an experience of almost 30 years of service in health department.

Student’s clubs

The office of student engagement offers many student clubs and organizations. Students can build valuable skills and relationships that enhance their academic journey, by participating in student organizations, campus programs, and leadership initiatives. The student engagement team is determined to connect students to involve in opportunities that match their personal interests and passion. Team of professional staff members, graduate advisors, and student leaders are always available to help students.

University location

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre-

1 Medical Center Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27157, United States

Clarkson Campus –

Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education, 475 Vine St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States

 Wake Forest Innovation Quarter-

575 N. Patterson Ave., Suite 550Winston-Salem, NC 27101

International student’s info

Courses Offered-

  •  Accountancy
  •  African American Studies
  •  African Studies
  •  American Ethnic Studies
  •  Anthropology
  •  Applied Mathematics
  •  Arabic
  •  Art History
  •  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  •  Bioethics, Humanities and Medicine
  •  Biology
  •  Biophysics
  •  Business & Enterprise Management
  •  Chemistry
  •  Chinese Language and Culture
  •  Classical Languages
  •  Classical Studies
  •  Communication
  •  Computer Science
  •  Creative Writing
  •  Cultural Heritage & Preservation Studies
  •  Dance
  •  East Asian Studies
  •  Economics
  •  Elementary Education
  •  Engineering
  •  English
  •  Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise
  •  Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  •  Environmental Science
  •  Environmental Studies
  •  Film and Media Studies
  •  Finance
  •  French Studies
  •  German & German Studies
  •  Global Trade and Commerce Studies
  •  Greek
  •  Health and Exercise Science
  •  Health and Human Services
  •  Health Policy and Administration
  •  History
  •  Interdisciplinary Humanities
  •  Interdisciplinary Major
  •  International Studies
  •  Italian Language & Culture
  •  Japanese Language and Culture
  •  Jewish Studies
  •  Journalism
  •  Latin
  •  Latin-American & Latino Studies
  •  Linguistics
  •  Mathematical Business
  •  Mathematical Economics
  •  Mathematical Statistics
  •  Mathematics
  •  Medieval & Early Modern Studies
  •  Middle East and South Asia Studies
  •  Music
  •  Music in Liberal Arts
  •  Music Performance
  •  Neuroscience
  •  Philosophy
  •  Physics
  •  Politics and International Affairs
  •  Psychology
  •  Religious Studies
  •  Russian
  •  Russian and East European Studies
  •  Schools, Education, and Society
  •  Secondary Education
  •  Sociology
  •  Spanish
  •  Statistics
  •  Studio Art
  •  Theatre
  •  Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  •  Writing

Student Support-

The Center for Immigration Services & Support (ISS) facilitates all international students and scholars participating in different programs at Wake Forest University. International students and scholars with questions concerning their visa status or other issues related to their stay at Wake Forest University can contact the ISS team.

International Student Contact-

International students can contact ISS team for help by mail [email protected] or you can call 336-758-5938 or you can visit them in Reynolda Hall 116 or you can take appointment.

Student life

Student Society-

The office of student engagement offers many student clubs and organizations. Students can build valuable skills and relationships that enhance their academic journey, by participating in student organizations, campus programs, and leadership initiatives. The student engagement team is determined to connect students to involve in opportunities that match their personal interests and passion. Team of professional staff members, graduate advisors, and student leaders are always available to help students.

Health & Wellbeing-

The Health & Wellbeing Team of offices is part of Campus Recreation, the Center for Learning, Access, and Student Success, Student Health Service, University Counselling Center, Office of Wellbeing, and Office of Wellbeing Assessment and it is guided by Assistant Vice President Dr. James Raper. Directors of all these offices and their staff closely work hard together to carry out the best results. The Health and Well Team at Wake Forest University engages students in mental and physical health.

Food & Drink-

Wake Forest University has a variety of vibrant food scenes. University’s open dining plan gives students access to delicious food. Wide range options are available so that students never get bored. On- campus dining and nearby dining options are provided with different types of food so that students can choose according to their convenience.

Short term getaways-

There are many short-term getaways near the Wake Forest University to have fun like; 

  • Old Salem Museums & Gardens.
  • Reynolda House Museum of American Art.
  • Children's Museum of Winston-Salem.
  • Salem God's Acre Cemetery.
  • Truist Stadium.
  • Salem Lake.
  • Quarry Park.
  • Shell-shaped Gas Station.

and there are many other options also available to spend holidays and weekends.

Student Safety

Safety and Security at Wake Forest University is at priority. University’s police department provides 24/7 services in order to keep the campus safe for students, faculty and visitors. The police department has skilled and professional officers who are committed towards providing community safety. 

Famous courses

The famous courses at Wake Forest University are- 

  • Social Sciences
  •  Business Management
  •  Marketing
  •  Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  •  Communication
  •  Journalism
  •  Psychology
  •  Mathematics

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • Academic Records
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendations
  • Standardized Test Scores

Average Academic Score

  • GPA- 3.3
  • IB-37
  • Percentage- 82%
  • Acceptance Rate- 30%

Average Entrance Score 

  • IELTS- 6.5
  • TOEFL- 80
  • SAT-1290
  • ACT- 31
  • GRE-320
  • GMAT-639
  • GRE Quantitative- 160
  • GRE Verbal- 160
  • Additional Materials

Resumes, proof of specialized certification, writing samples etc.

Wake Forest University Programs

Tuition Fees
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Wake Forest University Application Requirements

Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Wake Forest University in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Wake Forest University Cost of studies


Undergraduate: $55,540

Graduate: Fees vary for each program

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Wake Forest University Deadlines

Undergraduate: January 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program,

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Wake Forest University Rankings


US News
401 -500
301 -350
Times Higher Education
GTU Rank


United States of America
US News
117 -137
Times Higher Education
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