Wake Forest University

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Wake Forest University


  • 60% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years


$32,140 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

January 15

Application fee


Educational Resources


Baptist Historical Collection; Rare book and manuscript collections, including the Dolmen Archives, the Maya Angelou film and theater collection, Harold Hayes papers and the Wilbur Cash papers.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,788,033 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 32,566 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,390,965 microforms.
  • 28,238 Audio/Visual items.
  • 162,579 e-books.

Museums & Art

Museum of Anthropology, Reynolda House Museum of American Art (adjacent to campus), Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Olin Physical Laboratory with laser lab, 150-acre Reynolda Gardens



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 4,405 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 500 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,200 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 16,000 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 20,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, other


study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 71% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 30% of housing units are Singles.
  • 62% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 7% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 25 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 72% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 70% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Secrest Artists Series, Christmas Moravian Lovefeast, Convocations, Homecoming, Project Pumpkin, Springfest
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 155 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Academic and Honorary Societies: Accounting Society, Alpha Epsilon Delta (health professions), American Society for Personnel Administration, Anthony Aston Players, Anthropology; Club, Beta Beta Beta (biology), Circolo Italiano, Communications Association, Delta Alpha Phi (German), El Club Hispanico, Eta Sigma Phi (classics), Euzelian Academic Society, French Club, Golden Key National Honor Society (community service), Kappa Kappa Psi (band), American Marketing Association, Mortar Board (seniors), Omicron Delta Epsilon; (economics), Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Mu Epsilon (mathematics), Philomathesian Literary Society, Pi Sigma Alpha (politics), Politics Club, Pre-Law; Society, Russian Club, Sigma Tau Delta (English), Sociology Club, Student North Carolina Association of Educators, and Upsilon Pi Epsilon (computer science)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Religious organizations: Baptist Student Union, Forest Fire Christian Ministry, Wake Forest Catholic Community, Episcopal Student Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Chi Rho (men’s Christian ensemble) Gospel Choir, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Islam Awareness, Jewish Student Organization, Lutheran Campus Ministry, Presbyterian Student Group, Wesley Foundation and the Wake Forest Interfaith Council. On-campus chaplains represent many Christian denominations and the Jewish faith.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Asian Student Interest Association, Black Student Alliance, Delta Sigma Theta, Forest Fire Christian Ministry, Hispanic Club, Student National Medical Association, Wake International Student Association, ARCH (Alliance for Racial and Cultural Harmony)
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Union, Volunteer Service Corps, literary societies, Habitat for Humanity, debate team, Student Alumni Council, Student Government, Women’s Initiative for Support and Empowerment, College Democrats, College Republicans, a cappella groups (including Demon Divas and Innuendo), WAKE Radio, WAKE TV, Peer Health Educators, Wake Forest Tappers, Concert Choir, Marching Deacons Band, Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Student Environmental Action Coalition, Wake Forest Advertising Club, Sign Language Club, Aviation Club, Amnesty International and the Disablities Awareness Coalition.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Old Gold and Black (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Greensboro, NC (30), Charlotte, NC (85)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Winston Salem (4)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Winston Salem (4)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.


  • School employment is available.
  • 45% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,100
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 13 fraternities
  • 33% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 10 sororities
  • 53% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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