A Business School with Integrity

Founded in 1834, Wake Forest is a private, coeducational collegiate university based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. One of the leading institutions of its kind, Wake Forest blends the intimacy of a liberal arts college with the academic vitality of a research university. At the heart of Wake Forest is the teacher-scholar ideal. Professors are committed to personalized teaching and to their students’ individual development. Guided by our motto Pro Humanitate (For Humanity), Wake Forest is dedicated to an ethically informed education in a climate that values personal growth, community interaction and individual honor.

Developing the Whole Person

At the School of Business, our mission is to shape the whole person. We help businesses create a better world through developing passionate, ethical business leaders who get results with integrity, and thought leadership that is visible and positively impacts the practice of business.

We invite students who believe that accomplishment is defined by hard work, collaboration and character to join us in making a positive and lasting impact on the noble profession of business.

Meaningful Results

As a result of our commitment, the Wake Forest School of Business has consistently placed among the world’s best by major ranking organizations. Our attention to competency and character leads to proven results for graduates, who enjoy the prestige of completing the rigors of our top-ranked programs, and the lifelong advantages of a robust alumni network. Our graduates attain personal success while committing themselves to higher causes. The strong core philosophies of our business programs produce principled leaders who exert influence far beyond campus and the corporate world.



Wake Forest University is accredited by:

AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Accredited institutions confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, which is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions, serving as the common denominator of shared values and practices among the diverse institutions in the Southern states that award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees.