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Classes begin at Wake Downtown, Wake Forest’s urban satellite campus

The start of classes marks a historic moment in the life of the University where for the first time medical school and undergraduate student education will occur together under one roof, enhancing closer collaboration and deeper engagement for students and faculty alike.

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WFU embarks on new era as Wake Downtown classes begin in the Innovation Quarter

Wake Downtown classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 10, marking the beginning of an historic era for Wake Forest University as it moves undergraduate courses into Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem.

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Deacs defeat No. 23 Temple to win Military Bowl

Wake Forest football jumped out to a 31-7 lead and held on to defeat No. 23-ranked Temple 34-26 to win the 2016 Military Bowl. The victory was the Demon Deacons' first bowl win since 2008 and the first victory over a ranked team since 2011.

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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.