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Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational university in the U.S. state of North Carolina, founded in 1834. The university received its name from its original location in Wake Forest, north of Raleigh, North Carolina, the state Capital. The Reynolda Campus, the university’s main campus, is located north of downtown Winston-Salem, after the university moved there in 1956.

The Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center campus is located nearby. The University also occupies lab space at the Bowman Gray Technical Center, at the downtown Piedmont Research Park, and at the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials. The University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management maintains a presence on the main campus in Winston-Salem and in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In the 2011 U.S. News America’s Best Colleges report, Wake Forest ranked 25th overall among national universities. Additionally, the same report ranked Wake Forest University 12th overall in terms of Best Undergraduate Teaching among national universities.

In the 2009 BusinessWeek Undergraduate Business Schools Rankings, the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy was ranked 14th overall, and #1 in terms of Academic Quality.

Wake Forest University Ranking in 2010

Wake Forest University Ranking in 2011

Wake Forest University Tuition and Fees

uition and Other Fees

2010 – 2011
College of Arts and Sciences*
Full-time undergraduate 39,544
Part-time undergraduate (per semester hour) 1,640
Student Activity Fee 110
Study abroad enrollment fee for non-WFU programs (per semester) 2,372
Audit (per hour) 75
Music Fees (one-half hour / one hour) 300 / 600
*A student may not register for fewer than twelve hours without specific permission from the appropriate Dean to register as a part-time student. Approval must be attained before the last day of the add period for that term. Please see the Wake Forest Bulletin for more information.
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Full-time graduate & Full-time MALS 31,270
Full-time Documentary Film 31,270
Part-time graduate (per hour) 1,114
Part-time Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (per hour) 362
Audit (per hour) 85
Graduation Fee (Master’s) 50
Graduation Fee (PhD) 100
Summer School 2010
Undergraduate (per hour) 745
Undergraduate Audit (per hour) 75
Graduate (per hour) 705
Graduate Audit (per hour) 85
School of Law
All Classes 36,514
LLM 34,482
Technology Fee (First Year) 400
Graduation Fee (Third Year) 50
Business School
Business School Undergraduates including MSA Fourth Year 39,544
Graduate Programs:
MSA Fifth Year 39,544
MSA Fifth Year (Third Semester) 38,206
Full-time Program, First Year 38,036
Evening Program, First Year 33,600
Charlotte Evening Program, First Year 33,600
Charlotte Saturday Program, First Year 33,600
Master of Arts in Management 38,296
Calloway Summer Management Program (per hour) 930
Student Activity Fee (Full-time Reynolda Campus Graduate Programs excluding Winston-Salem Evening Program) 300
Divinity School
Full-time 16,686
Part-time (per hour) 670
Audit (per hour) 75
Student Activity Fee 360
Graduation Fee 100
Other Fees
Student Health (Full-time Reynolda Campus only, excludes Babcock Evening and Executive Programs) 316
Transcript (Newly matriculating) 50
Technology Fee (Off-campus students except audit status) 150
Affiliate Study Abroad, Salem College students
New Student Orientation Fee (Undergraduate new or transfer – Fall Semester Only) 190
Auto Registration Fee
Upper Class Students- Reynolda Campus Student Parking Areas 500
Upper Class Students- 1st Assembly & Reynolda Village 150
First Year Undergraduates- Student Drive Parking Lots 300
Summer Session 2010 (Reynolda Campus Parking Lots-for each summer session) 75
Motorcycle Registration Fee
Full Year 25
Summer Session 2010 (for each summer session) 15

Residence Hall and Apartment Charges

(Charges are per academic year unless otherwise noted.) 2010 – 2011
Single Room and Apartments
Apartments & all residence Halls & Themes-Single Rooms 8,528
Double Room
All residence halls, themes, and townhouses (except Polo Hall and Apartments) 7,150
Summer Session 2010
Single 726
Double 496
Study Abroad Programs
London, Venice, Vienna, Salamanca, Cambridge and Dijon – Wake Forest Student Abroad Programs (semester long programs) 3,276 / semester

Meal Plan Charges

275 Block 3,460
275 Deacon 3,810
225 Block 3,150
225 Deacon 3,450
175 Block 2,606
175 Deacon 2,856
125 Block 2,166
125 Deacon 2,366
75 Block 1,400
75 Deacon 1,550
40 Block 750
40 Deacon 800

Meal plans are required for all students residing on campus. ConsultResidence Life & Housing for questions about or changes to your meal plan.

Schools of Wake Forest University

Wake Forest College

Wake Forest College combines the intimacy of a small liberal arts school with the academic vitality of a research university. It is distinguished by its small size and collegiate atmosphere; outstanding faculty of teacher-scholars; and adherence to a values-based educated rooted in Pro Humanitate. The College offers the bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degree in a wide range of disciplines.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers 27 nationally and internationally recognized masters and doctoral programs on the Reynolda and Bowman Gray campuses. The Graduate School also offers a MD/PhD and MD/MS with the School of Medicine; a PhD/MBA with the Babcock Graduate School of Management; the MDiv/MA with the School of Divinity; and degrees in biomedical engineering through the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences.

Schools of Business

The Schools of Business strive to develop passionate and ethical business leaders who get results with integrity and through providing thought leadership that advances the practice of management. As a result, the Wake Forest University Schools of Business have been ranked among the nation’s best business schools by most major ranking organizations. With a full range of undergraduate and graduate business degree programs, the Schools of Business offer many options to pursue your graduate business degree. We offer full-time and part-time study in Winston-Salem (main campus) and part-time study, including a Saturday program, through our Charlotte campus.

School of Divinity

The School of Divinity, distinguished by its interdisciplinary approach, is one of only five divinity schools in the country with no formal denominational affiliation. The school offers a master of divinity degree; the MDiv/MA in counseling; and the MDiv/JD.

School of Law

The School of Law, annually ranked among the top 50 law schools in the country, offers a unique close family atmosphere that combines traditional legal courses with an array of experiential learning opportunities through clinics and externships.

School of Medicine

The School of Medicine is among the top 32 schools in the country in research funding awarded by the National Institutes of Health. The medical school offers the doctor of medicine degree; a physician assistant program leading to a master of medical science; the MD/MBA with the Babcock Graduate of Management; and a number of masters and doctoral programs in biomedical sciences. The School of Medicine and N.C. Baptist Hospital comprise Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Wake Forest University News

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