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Lila Franco

WFU student receives Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting fellowship

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has selected Lila Franco as Wake Forest’s 2017 Pulitzer Fellow.

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Entrance to the Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center

WFU to expand access to high-achieving lower income students

Wake Forest University has joined 67 of the nation’s most respected colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America’s undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates.

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Wake Forest University breaks ground for the Shah Basketball Complex and Sutton Sports Performance Center

WFU breaks ground for Shah Basketball Complex and Sutton Sports Performance Center

Wake Forest University held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 20 for the Sutton Sports Performance Center and the Shah Basketball Complex.

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View of Wake Forest University quad.
Wake Forest students in library.
Wake Forest quad covered in snow.
Wake Forest students walking to class.
Yellow flowers with out of focus view of Wait Chapel.
Wake Forest University campus on a fall day.
Front of Farrell Hall on a snowy day.

About the University

Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.


— The Schools —
Undergraduate College

At the core of the University, educating global leaders with tradition and innovation in the liberal arts.

Graduate School

Training scholars in the liberal arts and sciences and the biomedical sciences.

School of Business

Developing globally relevant business skills and helping students to find their passion.

School of Divinity

An ecumenical and dynamic theological school equipping religious leaders for ministries of justice, reconciliation, and compassion.

School of Law

Modeling engagement and professionalism through academic excellence and a thorough commitment to service.

School of Medicine

Promoting health and well-being by cultivating the discovery, teaching and application of biomedical knowledge.