U.S. News Ranks Wake Forest Schools of Business #28 Nationally and Among Top 20 in Accountancy

9.13.2011 General, News Release, School News

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges guide released today ranks the Wake Forest University Schools of Business undergraduate program #28 in the nation among a total of 446 accredited business schools that were considered. The School jumped six places representing an 18% improvement from last year.

In the U.S. News and World Report specialty ranking, Wake Forest’s undergraduate accounting program once again ranks in the top 5% in the nation at #18. The program secured its top-20 position in the Accounting category for the third consecutive year.

“Our faculty is committed to both the personal growth and professional development of our students,” said Gordon McCray, Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Business Programs. “We are pleased that our peers have recognized the efforts underway at Wake Forest,” he added.

Wake Forest University ranks 25th among national universities in the U.S. News rankings and was recognized for its value and commitment to economic diversity among its students.

The U.S. News rankings are posted on (www.usnews.com). The 2012 edition of the Best Colleges guidebook will be on newsstands Sept. 20.