Wake Forest


Wake Forest University Rankings & Review


Wake Forest official seal

Founded in 1834, the university was located in the city of Wake Forest, NC for over 100 years. It moved to its present location in 1956, after receiving a large donation from the Reynolds Foundation.

The Basics

Location Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Official Website Wake Forest
Nickname Demon Deacons
School Colors Gold and Black
Athletic Conference Atlantic Coast (ACC)

RealRank Ranking Categories

Reputation Gold
Renown Gold
Diversity Success Silver
Sports Renown Gold
Tuition Profile Private university with high tuition.
Endowment Silver
Alumni Engagement Silver

Key: Platinum: Elite Class; Gold: Very good; Silver: Successful, with room to improve;

Bronze: Mid to low range; NI: Needs improvement.

Academic Profile

Academic Range Well-Rounded
Professional Schools:
Architecture No
Business Yes
Dental No
Engineering Yes
Law Yes
Medical Yes
Nursing No
Veterinary Medicine No
Core Science Breadth Yes
Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Breadth Yes
Agriculture No
Human Sciences / Education Yes
Public Health / Urban Policy Yes




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