Interpreting and Translation Studies

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 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked Wake Forest as one of the top 30 National Universities for the 23rd consecutive year. In addition to the overall standing of 27th place, Wake Forest stands 13th in Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching and 24th for Best Value.

Who We Are

  • Enrollment (2019-20): 8,495 (5,287 undergrad, 3,208 graduate)
  • 49: States represented in undergraduate population
  • 51: Foreign countries represented in undergraduate population
  • 30%: Ethnic diversity
  • 6,281: Full-time faculty and staff*
  • 11 to 1: Student : Faculty ratio
  • 6: Colleges and schools

*Includes Reynolda Campus and Medical Center

How We Rank

  • #27: Best National Universities*
  • #23: Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching*
  • #25: Best Value*
  • #38: Undergraduate Business Programs*
  • #63: Most Innovative Schools*
  • #1: National rank in Fall Campus Beauty

*U.S. News, Sept. 2019

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.

Links to more information about the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

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