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The Full Story

Wake Forest University is a private research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Founded in 1834, the university received its name from its original location in Wake Forest, north of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Quick Facts

Nickname: Demon Deacons
Established: School 1834, Rugby 1973
Head Coach: Doug Porter 
Assistant: Jonathan Diaz, forwards

Assistant: Dale Martin, backs
Assistant: David Moore, backs
Assistant: Darrell Vian, forwards
Assistant: John Winn, forwards

Club president:  Jimmy Lomas, Senior, Finance, Orlando, FL

The School

Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private university located in Winston-Salem, N.C., with more than 8,000 students. The undergraduate population of more than 5,200 hails from 49 states and more than 50 foreign countries.

Ours is a vibrant and diverse academic community in which students pursue learning in one or more of the 45 majors, 60 minors and additional programs we offer within our six colleges and schools.

In September 2020, U.S. News & World Report ranked Wake Forest as one of the top 30 National Universities for the 25th consecutive year. In addition to the overall standing of 28th place, Wake Forest stands at 24th for Best Value.

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