Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest University

1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
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Wake Forest University Review

A Excellent
4.5 Based on 5 Reviews
Career Preparation
A
Students and Culture
A
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
A

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Wake Forest University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

872 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
30
110
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
259
 
 
Business/Commerce, General
 
104
 
 
 
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
 
18
 
 
 
Economics, General
 
134
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
108
 
 
 
Management Science
 
20
89
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

515 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
16
 
 
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
4
 
 
 
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
5
 
 
 
Divinity/Ministry
 
 
40
 
 
French Studies
 
16
 
 
 
German Studies
 
0
 
 
 
History, General
 
42
 
 
 
Language Interpretation and Translation
 
 
11
 
 
Philosophy
 
22
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
113
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
121
11
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
36
8
 
 
Sociology
 
50
 
 
 
Sustainability Studies
 
 
11
2
 
Women's Studies
 
7
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

336 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
 
 
6
1
 
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine
 
 
0
 
 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
62
8
 
 
Medicine
 
 
 
 
121
Neurobiology and Anatomy
 
 
 
 
0
Nurse Anesthetist
 
 
46
 
 
Pharmacology
 
 
 
 
0
Physician Assistant
 
 
86
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
6
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

289 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
 
 
 
 
0
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 
36
 
 
4
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
90
5
 
2
Biophysics
 
4
 
 
 
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
 
 
 
 
0
Chemistry, General
 
25
2
 
7
Epidemiology
 
 
0
0
 
Mathematical Statistics and Probability
 
23
7
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
29
7
 
 
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
 
 
 
 
0
Molecular Biology
 
 
0
 
6
Molecular Genetics
 
 
 
 
0
Neuroscience
 
 
4
 
6
Oncology and Cancer Biology
 
 
 
 
3
Physics, General
 
14
3
 
4
Physiology, General
 
 
 
 
8

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

255 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
17
 
 
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
4
 
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
99
 
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
10
 
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
45
6
 
 
General Studies
 
9
 
 
 
German Language and Literature
 
5
 
 
 
Japanese Language and Literature
 
2
 
 
 
Latin Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
 
6
 
 
Russian Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
 
12
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
34
 
 
 
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
 
 
6
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

142 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication, General
 
130
12
 
 

82 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
 
12
 
22
Biomedical Sciences, General
 
 
48
 
 
Engineering, General
 
0
 
 
 

56 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
 
54
2
 
 

42 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Documentary Production
 
 
8
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
11
 
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
20
 
 
 
Music History, Literature, and Theory
 
0
 
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
3
 
 
 

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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Wake Forest University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
 
 
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
 
 
Management Science
 
 
 
 
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized Institution Accreditations
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (General Practice - School of Medicine)
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
  • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology (Wake Forest University School of Divinity)
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels (Wake Forest Baptist Health/Wake Forest School of Medicine)
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
  • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

4.4 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 1998

    I can't remember anything that was geared toward preparing students for a career in the real world. Perhaps it was available and I just didn't participate.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Anthropology, Class of 1974

    A very good liberal arts education

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    History, Class of 1986

    Learn how to write a research paper. Learn how to lead.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA, Class of 1992

    job fairs, resume review, networking events and social activities

    4 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.4 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 1998

    Students are happy, motivated and very high performing. The culture is very focused on service and making a difference in the world.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Anthropology, Class of 1974

    A little more conservative than average.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA, Class of 1992

    affluent, bright, not particularly multi-cultural

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    history, Class of 1994

    It's been 20 years so maybe is different now... small school with faculty who care about student progress

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.6 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 1998

    Beautiful, top of the line facilities

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    history, Class of 1994

    I have no idea now - it's been 20 years

    4 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.6 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 1998

    Greek life is very popular and so are intramural sports and service groups

    5 Rated January 2016
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