Graduate Program in Interpreting and Translation Studies

About Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University


Wake Forest University is a private, independent, nonprofit research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Founded in 1834, the university received its name from its original location in Wake Forest, north of Raleigh, North Carolina, the state capital. The Reynolda Campus, the university’s main campus, has been located north of downtown Winston-Salem since the university moved there in 1956. For the last 20 years Wake Forest University has been ranked in the top 30 universities in the country.

In September 2017, U.S. News ranked Wake Forest #27 in the country in their “Best Colleges” listings. From the same report, we were also ranked #12 in “Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching” and #23 in “Best Value”.

2014-15 General Data:

 Total undergraduate enrollment: 4,812  Faculty to Student Ratio: 11:1
 Graduate and professional schools: 2,779  Faculty with the highest degree in their field: 92%
 Total University enrollment: 7,591  Ethnic Diversity 24%

The Wake Forest Graduate School of Arts and Sciences currently houses over 30 master’s and PhD disciplinary or interdisciplinary programs, and sponsors 12 programs jointly with the schools of Medicine (MD/PhD, MD/MS, MD/MA & MMS/PhD), Business (MBA/PhD), Divinity (MA/MDiv), and College (BS/BA & MA). Wake Forest University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.

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