Wake Forest University

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About Wake Forest University

According to Wikipedia, Wake Forest University is a private research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Founded in 1834, the university received its name from its original location in Wake Forest, north of Raleigh, North Carolina. The Reynolda Campus, the university's main campus, has been located north of downtown Winston-Salem since the university moved there in 1956. The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center campus has two locations, the older one located near the Ardmore neighborhood in central Winston-Salem, and the newer campus at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter downtown. The university also occupies lab space at Biotech Plaza at Innovation Quarter, and at the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials. The university's Graduate School of Management maintains a presence on the main campus in Winston-Salem and in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Wake Forest University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation Rate
11,95932%89%

How Much Does Wake Forest University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$56,722$1,038
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$5,250
30K - 48K$5,981
48K - 75K$12,004
75K - 110K$23,550
110K+$50,359

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Wake Forest University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Wake Forest University, then you can expect to earn an average of $79,600 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Wake Forest University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
7,5855,2332,352

Where is Wake Forest University?

Wake Forest University is located at 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem NC 27106

How Safe is Wake Forest University?

Wake Forest University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Wake Forest University Known For?

Wake Forest University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Wake Forest University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Wake Forest University's Most Influential Alumni?

Wake Forest University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Medical, Law, and Communications. Here are some of Wake Forest University's most famous alumni:

Larry Beck
A Professional golfer.
Dickie Hemric
Dickie Hemric
An American basketball player.
Ike Opara
Ike Opara
An American soccer player.
Martin D. Whitaker
Martin D. Whitaker
An American physicist.
Isaac Melson Meekins
A United States federal judge.
Frank DeArmon Whitney
A United States federal judge.
John A. Oates
An American medical researcher and pioneer of clinical pharmacology.
John A. Oates
An American medical researcher and pioneer of clinical pharmacology.
J. Cheryl Exum
A British biblical scholar.
Ish Smith
Ish Smith
An American basketball player.
Gary Hallberg
A Professional golfer.
Kay Hagan
An American politician .