Wake Forest University is located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The school was just north of Raleigh in the town of Wake Forest until it moved its main campus to Winston-Salem in 1956.
Wake Forest ranks 27th nationally in U.S. News' rankings of the best colleges for 2015. The private institution has an undergraduate enrollment of just under 5,000; majors in the social sciences and business are the most popular. Graduate programs in the School of Business, School of Law and School of Medicine are among the most recognized in the country. Athletic teams compete as the Demon Deacons in the Atlantic Coast Conference of NCAA Division I.