Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC
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Wake Forest University Review

Winston-Salem, NC, 1834 Wake Forest Road
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Career Preparation A
Students and Culture A
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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Excellent

Wake Forest University is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 7,837 students and offering 87 degrees in Winston-Salem, NC.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

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.
1
Business
893 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
34
178
Business Administration and Management
335
Commerce
93
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
18
Economics
103
Finance
112
Management Science
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
451 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ancient/classical Greek Language and Literature
1
Anthropology
21
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
6
Divinity/ministry
37
French Studies
11
German Studies
0
History
52
Language Interpretation and Translation
5
Philosophy
19
Political Science
117
Psychology
95
10
Religion/religious Studies
24
3
Sociology
44
Sustainability Studies
2
Women's Studies
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
282 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioethics/medical Ethics
11
2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
84
7
Medicine
112
Neurobiology and Anatomy
1
Pharmacology
3
Physician Assistant
62
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Mathematics and Science
243 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
3
Biology
103
1
1
Biophysics
7
Cellular and Molecular Biology
2
Chemistry
30
2
7
Epidemiology
8
Mathematics
23
13
Mathematics and Statistics
0
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology
5
Microbiology and Immunology
0
Molecular Biology
0
1
Molecular Genetics
1
Neuroscience
8
Oncology and Cancer Biology
4
Physics
20
0
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Education and Liberal Arts
194 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
16
Chinese Language and Literature
2
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
16
Elementary Education and Teaching
13
English Language and Literature
55
13
General Studies
4
German Language and Literature
9
Japanese Language and Literature
4
Latin Language and Literature
6
Liberal Arts
3
Russian Language and Literature
2
Secondary Education and Teaching
19
Spanish Language and Literature
30
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Legal and Law
181 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies
12
1
Law
137
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
31
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Communication and Media
119 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication
107
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
41 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
32
9
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Engineering
38 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
5
12
Biomedical Sciences
21
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
34 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Documentary Production
5
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
10
Fine Arts
13
Music History, Literature, and Theory
2
Music Performance
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Wake Forest University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
*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.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
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 Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools 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
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?
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.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1974

A very good liberal arts education

Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1986

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

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, Class of 1992

job fairs, resume review, networking events and social activities

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
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.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1974

A little more conservative than average.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, Class of 1992

affluent, bright, not particularly multi-cultural

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

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1998

Beautiful, top of the line facilities

Rated January 2016
Alumni
history, Class of 1994

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

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1998

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

Rated January 2016
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