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With an enrollment of approximately 7,000, Wake Forest's size naturally lends itself to vibrant mentoring and faculty-student engagement. The University remains committed to a ratio of one faculty member for every eleven undergraduate students.

Building Exceptional Faculty-Student Engagement

Long one of Wake Forest's defining features, the interaction between and among superb professors and bright, enthusiastic students is the key to real learning and discovery. This principle has led the University to be deliberate in keeping class sizes small. Our faculty members' engagement with students is not limited to classroom, studio, stage, or laboratory; Wake Forest students are challenged not only by course content, but are also mentored and encouraged to think critically in the intimate learning environment of the campus community.More »