Rankings and Accreditation

Wake Forest is continuously recognized for its outstanding academic environment and challenging liberal arts curriculum. U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Annual Guide to America’s Best Colleges has ranked Wake Forest #27 among the nation’s Best National Universities and #23 for Best Value.

Wake Forest University’s on-campus and online counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

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.

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

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