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Jon Meacham

Historian Jon Meacham to deliver 2017 Commencement address

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Jon Meacham will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 15.

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WFU Students on art buying trip

Students purchase art during WFU’s one-of-a-kind New York art acquisition trip

Once every four years since 1963, Wake Forest students have traveled to New York City over spring break on a Student Union Art Acquisition Trip to purchase art on behalf of the University. They are asked to choose contemporary artwork that reflects the times.

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WFU student smiles

WFU School of Business and School of Law gain in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Wake Forest’s School of Business and School of Law both placed highly in U.S. News & World Report’s national rankings of graduate schools released March 14.

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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.