Wake Forest is a collegiate university that balances the personal attention of a liberal arts college with the academic vitality and broad opportunities of a research university.

At the heart of Wake Forest is the teacher-scholar ideal. In small classrooms and cutting-edge research labs, professors practice their art with keen interest in students and their lives.

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Majors & Minors

With more than 45 majors and 60 minors to choose from, you’ll be able to study what’s important to you and earn a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree.

What Will You Study?

Wake Forest history professor Raisur Rahman teaches his Asian history class in Tribble Hall.


Nearly 40 undergraduate and graduate departments offer an array of majors and minors, interdisciplinary programs, service-learning programs, co-curricular programs, and research opportunities.

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College and Schools

Wake Forest University Professor Jennifer Burg uses audio digital technology to teach computer science students

Undergraduate College

Educating global leaders with tradition and innovation in the liberal arts is at the College’s core.

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Graduate School

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

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School of Business

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

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School of Divinity

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

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School of Law

The School of Law combines traditional legal courses with an array of experiential learning opportunities through clinics and externships.

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Innovation Quarter in Downtown Winston-Salem

School of Medicine

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

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