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Wake Forest University

Location

Reynolda Campus (Main), Winston-Salem United States

Ranking

# 741-750QS World University Rankings

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45Undergraduate programs

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45Postgraduate programs

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About Wake Forest University

Since its founding in 1834, Wake Forest University has built on its tradition of academic excellence and service to humanity. With 4,500 undergraduates, the University provides the highly personalized attention characteristic of America’s most selective private institutions coupled with the breadth and depth of a large research institution. The University is recognized for its outstanding academic reputation and challenging liberal arts curriculum.Wake Forest embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, prizing personal interaction between students and faculty. It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount.

The Graduate School for Arts and Sciences, along with professional schools in law, medicine, business and divinity, enrich the intellectual environment and provide robust resources to undergraduates, as do extensive programs in the humanities, international studies, entrepreneurship and undergraduate research.

The University further distinguishes itself through its beautiful residential campus, sophisticated computing and networking technology, and Atlantic Coast Conference athletic programs. Wake Forest is home to the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials, which works closely with the industry leaders to transfer its groundbreaking work in nanotechology to practical applications in the areas of medicine, manufacturing and national defense. The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is an international leader in the translation of scientific discovery into clinical therapies.

About Wake Forest University

Since its founding in 1834, Wake Forest University has built on its tradition of academic excellence and service to humanity. With 4,500 undergraduates, the University provides the highly personalized attention characteristic of America’s most selective private institutions coupled with the breadth and depth of a large research institution. The University is recognized for its outstanding academic reputation and challenging liberal arts curriculum.Wake Forest embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, prizing personal interaction between students and faculty. It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount.

The Graduate School for Arts and Sciences, along with professional schools in law, medicine, business and divinity, enrich the intellectual environment and provide robust resources to undergraduates, as do extensive programs in the humanities, international studies, entrepreneurship and undergraduate research.

The University further distinguishes itself through its beautiful residential campus, sophisticated computing and networking technology, and Atlantic Coast Conference athletic programs. Wake Forest is home to the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials, which works closely with the industry leaders to transfer its groundbreaking work in nanotechology to practical applications in the areas of medicine, manufacturing and national defense. The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is an international leader in the translation of scientific discovery into clinical therapies.

Available programs

With 4,500 undergraduates Wake Forest University provides the highly personalized attention characteristic of America’s most selective private institutions coupled with the breadth and depth of a large research institution. The University is recognized for its outstanding academic reputation and challenging liberal arts curriculum.

Wake Forest embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, prizing personal interaction between students and faculty. It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount. The Graduate School for Arts and Sciences, along with professional schools in law, medicine, business and divinity, enrich the intellectual environment and provide robust resources to undergraduates, as do extensive programs in the humanities, international studies, entrepreneurship and undergraduate research.

The University further distinguishes itself through its beautiful residential campus, sophisticated computing and networking technology, and Atlantic Coast Conference athletic programs. Wake Forest is home to the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials, which works closely with the industry leaders to transfer its groundbreaking work in nanotechology to practical applications in the areas of medicine, manufacturing and national defense. The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is an international leader in the translation of scientific discovery into clinical therapies.

Since its founding in 1834, Wake Forest University has built on its tradition of academic excellence and service to humanity. With 4,500 undergraduates, the University provides the highly personalized attention characteristic of America’s most selective private institutions coupled with the breadth and depth of a large research institution. The University is recognized for its outstanding academic reputation and challenging liberal arts curriculum.Wake Forest embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, prizing personal interaction between students and faculty. It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount. The Graduate School for Arts and Sciences, along with professional schools in law, medicine, business and divinity, enrich the intellectual environment and provide robust resources to undergraduates, as do extensive programs in the humanities, international studies, entrepreneurship and undergraduate research. The University further distinguishes itself through its beautiful residential campus, sophisticated computing and networking technology, and Atlantic Coast Conference athletic programs. Wake Forest is home to the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials, which works closely with the industry leaders to transfer its groundbreaking work in nanotechology to practical applications in the areas of medicine, manufacturing and national defense. The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is an international leader in the translation of scientific discovery into clinical therapies.

University information

Bachelor

1290+
6+
79+

Master

589+
300+
3+
6+
79+
8,619
63%
37%
832
56%
44%
2,669
97%
3%

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Rankings & ratings

Wake Forest University is one of the top private universities in Winston-Salem, United States. It is ranked #741-750 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #317
  • 2014
    #=329
  • 2015
    #=338
  • 2016
    #461-470
  • 2017
    #401-410
  • 2018
    #411-420
  • 2019
    #=387
  • 2020
    #398
  • 2021
    #380
  • 2022
    #=429
  • 2023
    #=438
  • 2024
    #701-710
  • 2025
    #741-750

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