Wake Forest University Information
Wake Forest University is located in the US state of North Carolina. It can trace its roots back to 1834 when it was known as the Wake Forest Manual Labor Institute. At that time the university required that half of the students time was spent in the fields and half at study.
Today the university is led by president Nathan Hatch and attracts over 4,000 students. Wake Forest is well thought of in the US both for its quality of education and for its sports programs; their sports teams are known as the Demon Deacons.
In all, the university offers over 34 programs that lead to major degrees. At the graduate level Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC has schools in Management, Law, Divinity, and Medicine.
As a university known for it’s sporting prowess, Wake Forest has produced many top athletes over the years: these include the golfers Arnold Palmer, Curtis Strange and Lanny Wadkins; Football players Brian Carroll, Michael Parkhurst and Matt Taylor; and Basketball players Josh Howard, Tim Duncan and Billy Packer.
The Wake Forest University ranking is 52nd best college in the US and 228th best in the world on the University Review College Ranking List. It is ranked as the 27th best college in the nation by the USnews.
Requirements for Admission and Tuition Fees (Quick Facts 2014 / 2015)
As a private institution the Wake Forest University tuition fees are $46,200 for both in and out of state students. It is a very selective college taking in 35.2% of applicants. Financial aid offered totals $63.5 million per year, at an average of $33,890 per student.
Wake Forest University SAT Scores and ACT Scores
SAT scores for admission requirements for the 25th-75th percentile are unknown, but the percentage of students submission for Math at 600 – 699 was 49%, as it was for Reading 600 – 699 (49%).
The requirements for ACT are Composite were 24 – 29 (44% of students) and 30 – 36 (50% of students).
Wake Forest University Address
The Wake Forest University address is:
1834 Wake Forest Road
North Carolina 27106
United States of America
Other colleges in NC State include North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina.
Wake Forest University Logo
Wake Forest University Rankings and Quick Facts
Motto: Pro humanitate (English: For humanity).
|University world Ranking – Times 400 (UK)||
|University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)||
203 to 304
|USA Ranking (PBA)||
|US College Rank (USNews)||
|American Rank (Jiaotong)||
99 to 138
Wake Forest University Facts
|Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)||
|Faculty / Staff||
|Endowment – USA Rank||$1,042,558,000 – 61st|
|Endowment per student||
|Research Spending – USA Rank||$185,152,000 – 84th|
Other US colleges by State
Wake Forest University; Photograph by Zach Klein; List of North Carolina Colleges.