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.
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. 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.
At Wake Forest, we believe that well-led businesses can and should make the world a better place while creating sustained value for themselves. As a team of teacher-scholars and staff members, we commit ourselves to helping businesses achieve this noble goal in everything we do. Through our teaching, scholarship, administrative and service work, and our commitment to the ideals of Wake Forest University, we develop and support principled business professionals who lead effectively by making decisions of the highest possible quality about their people, products, services, organizations, and contributions to our society. We develop passionate, ethical business leaders driven to achieve results with integrity through a dynamic combination of thought leadership, rigorous academic preparation and unrivaled connection to the market.
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