Wake Forest Schools of Business Undergraduate Program Ranks #1 in Academic Quality for Fourth Consecutive Year

3.21.2012 General, News Release

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Wake Forest University's Undergraduate Business program #1 in the nation for academic quality and among the top 20 programs overall for the fourth consecutive year. "The Best Undergraduate Business Schools" ranking report was released on March 20.

Overall, Wake Forest's undergraduate business program ranked #19 in the nation.

"Our hard-working, passionate students and dedicated faculty and staff should be commended for achieving the top academic quality rank for the fourth consecutive year," said Dean of Business Steve Reinemund. “The combination of a rigorous education and hands-on internship experience prepares students to succeed in their new careers.”

Wake Forest ranked #8 in the nation for the percent of students with internships (92%).

One of the students who responded to the Bloomberg Businessweek survey commented, “The mandatory internship program required for all Business and Enterprise Management (BEM) majors led me straight to where I will launch my career following graduation.”

Another graduate wrote, “The (Wake Forest) business program has phenomenal professors all with related experience in their respective fields. Class sizes are small and professors are always willing to interact with their students, aiding them both in classwork and their job search.”

The full methodology, interactive tables, in-depth profiles and complete 2012 ranking of the best undergraduate business schools, is available online at (www.businessweek.com/bschools/undergraduate/).

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