Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University is a private research university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It was founded in 1834 as the Wake Forest Manual Labor Institute, and later renamed Wake Forest College after its founder, Samuel Wait. The University has since been ranked among the top 30 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report for quality of undergraduate teaching and faculty resources. In 1967, it became the first college south of Pennsylvania to desegregate without a court order. Today, Wake Forest offers over 40 majors in 70 areas of study and fields 15 athletic teams at the NCAA Division 1 level. It enrolls approximately 7,700 students on campus each year and boasts one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses with an arboretum home to over 3,400 species of plants and trees - including some that are rare or endangered - spread across 2 Central Piedmont acres.
MEDICAL CENTER BOULEVARD, WINSTON-SALEM, NC 27157