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Wake Forest University
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Motto
Pro humanitate
Type Private
Established 1834
Endowment $1 billion
President Nathan Hatch
Students 6,716
Undergraduates 4,263
Postgraduates 2,453
Location
Winston-Salem
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Campus Suburban
Athletics NCAA Division I FBS
Nickname Demon Deacons
Mascot Demon Deacon
Website www.wfu.edu

Wake Forest University is a university found in Winston-Salem, North Carolina . It was started in 1834 in the eastern North Carolina town of Wake Forest. The university was moved to Winston-Salem in 1956. A private school for both men and women, it has been a university since 1967.

The components of Wake Forest University are the Undergraduate College and the Wayne Calloway School of Business and Accountancy, the School of Law, Wake Forest School of Medicine, the Babcock Graduate School of Management, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Divinity School.

Sports

Wake Forest's athletics teams are called the Deamon Deacons and they have sixteen varsity teams.

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Wake Forest football team in a huddle


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