Rankings and Accreditation

Rankings and Accreditation

US News - Best ValueWake Forest is continuously recognized for its outstanding academic environment and challenging liberal arts curriculum. U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Annual Guide to America’s Best Colleges has ranked Wake Forest #27 among the nation’s Best National Universities. U.S. News & World Report also ranks Wake Forest #35 for “best-value”.

The Wake Forest University’s campus and online Counseling Department programs are accredited by the Council of Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).  The School Counseling track of Master of Arts in Counseling is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Wake Forest University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The Association can be contacted at:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
Phone: 404-679-4508 (Commission on Colleges, ext 4504)
Fax: 404-679-4556 (404-679-4558)
Website: www.sacs.org

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

The online and on-campus Master of Arts in Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).  CACREP accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialized/professional accreditation a counseling program can earn. CACREP can be contacted at:

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-535-5990
Fax: 703-739-6209
Website: www.cacrep.org

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

The School Counseling track of the Master of Arts in Counseling program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP ). CAEP can be contacted at:

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
1140 19th Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: (202)-223-0077
Email: caep@caepnet.org
Website: caepnet.org

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