US News and World Report ranks Wake Forest School of Business in the top 35

9.10.2013 News Release, School News

School is recognized for its world-class accounting program


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges guide released today ranks the Wake Forest University School of Business undergraduate program in the top 10 percent at 34th in the nation among a total of 401 accredited business schools that were considered.

In the U.S. News and World Report specialty ranking, Wake Forest ranked in the top 5 percent nationally at 18 and secured its top-20 position in the Accounting category for the fifth consecutive year.

“The quality of our graduates, as evidenced by our number one CPA pass rate for ten of the last 14 years, by our historical 100 percent employment rate, and the size of our program with 153 students, contributes to the national recognition and visibility captured by this ranking,” said Jack Wilkerson, Senior Associate Dean, Accountancy Programs. “This ranking is a tribute to the faculty who educate our students and the staff who work alongside them to ensure our graduates are prepared for career success.”

For undergraduate business school rankings, U.S. News surveyed deans and senior faculty at each undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest 23rd among 281 national universities — the highest ever ranking for the University. It was recognized for its value, commitment to teaching, and student-to-faculty ratio.

The U.S. News rankings are posted on  The Best Colleges 2013 guidebook will be in stores on September 18 and is available at the U.S. News Store.