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Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin


Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Most Popular DisciplinesSocial sciences, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Teacher certification, Internships, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNot reported


General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not reported
ComputerNot reported
Foreign LanguageNot reported
Math/ScienceNot reported


Full-Time Faculty573
Part-Time Faculty239
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 73% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs


International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations


Library Available on CampusYes
Computer OwnershipNot reported
Computers Available on CampusNot Reported
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported


Remedial Instruction 
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access


Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Science, Master of Studies in Law, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Accountancy
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Database Systems
  • Education--General
  • English
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Health Services Research
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Law
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathobiology
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Religion
  • Secondary Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Taxation
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Sciences
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Chemistry
  • Genomic Sciences
  • Human Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Law
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathobiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Physiology
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Interested in This College
Average 3.70 4.21 668 658 29
Low 2.60 2.42 500 530 19
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 36
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