US News ranks Wake Forest among top 30 national universities

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges guide has ranked Wake Forest University 27th among 280 national universities.

Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 19 consecutive years. The University has been ranked in the top 25 five times.

Last year, Wake Forest was in a five-way tie for 23rd in its overall ranking with Carnegie Mellon University, the University of California-Los Angeles, the University of Southern California and the University of Virginia.

This year, Wake Forest tied with Tufts University.

“We are proud of the educational experience that we offer at Wake Forest,” said Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch. “As we focus on preparing individuals to lead lives that matter, we are pleased to be recognized among the top national universities for the exceptional quality of our institution.”