About Wake Forest University:

Wake Forest University is a private 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. The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center campus has two locations, the older one located near the Ardmore neighborhood in central Winston-Salem, and the newer campus at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter downtown. The university also occupies lab space at Biotech Plaza at Innovation Quarter, and at the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials. The University's Graduate School of Management maintains a presence on the main campus in Winston-Salem and in Charlotte, North Carolina. Wake Forest's undergraduate education consists of a liberal arts curriculum in Wake Forest College and classes in the School of Business. The university offers 40 majors and 57 interdisciplinary minors across various fields of study. In addition to the Undergraduate College, Wake Forest University is home to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and four professional schools.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 190 135 150 171 181 173 202 219 223 222 249 268 290

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 248 - 258 - 294 - - - - 451-500 451-500 451-500
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Life Sciences 183 156 191 201 208 185 192 201 219 234 239 242
Medicine 51 62 71 76 65 68 88 92 90 109 120 129
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences 85 81 84 114 160 159 150 149 181 184 215 235

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 191 294 220 216 245 - 278 298 301-350
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - -
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - -
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 127
Computer Science - - - - - - - 451-500 - -
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 206
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - -
Mathematics - - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 208
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 193
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 208 191 211 207 238 266 227 301-350
Physics - - - - - - - - - -
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 268
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 201
Space Science - - - - - - - - - -