Media Advisory: Kiplinger’s: WFU is 24th best value among private universities

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked Wake Forest University 24th on its 2014 list of the 100 best values in private universities.

Kiplinger’s annually ranks best values in private colleges and universities that combine outstanding economic value with high-quality education. The overall rankings are divided into two lists, one featuring 100 private, liberal arts colleges and the other featuring 100 private universities.

Selected from a pool of more than 600 private institutions, schools in the Kiplinger 100 were ranked according to academic quality and affordability. Kiplinger’s methodology takes into account competitiveness, graduation rates, academic support, cost and financial aid, and student indebtedness.

The annual Kiplinger 100 rankings will appear in the December 2013 issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine—on newsstands November 5. The expanded list, totaling 200 schools, is available at


About Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University combines the best traditions of a small liberal arts college with the resources of a large research university. Founded in 1834, the school is located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The University’s graduate school of arts and sciences, divinity school, and nationally ranked schools of law, medicine and business enrich our intellectual environment. Learn more about Wake Forest University at

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