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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

STARS v1.2

Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, NC, US

Rating Score Liaison Submission Date President's Letter
Expired Expired Dedee DeLongpre Johnston May 9, 2012 Download


Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 6,752
Number of Undergraduate Students 4,775
Number of Graduate Students 1,977
Full-time Equivalent Employees 2,551
Institution type Master
Institutional control Private non-profit
Endowment size 1,500,000,000
Percentage of students that are Residential 50.0
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter 50.0
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter 0.0
Percentage of students that are On-line only 0.0
Gross square feet of building space 3,986,406.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space 74,307.0
Acres of cultivated grounds 509.46
Acres of undeveloped land 209.12
Climate region Mixed-Humid

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No No
Medical School Yes No
Pharmacy School No No
Public Health No No
Veterinary School No No
Satellite No No
Hospital Yes No
Farm No No
Agricultural experiment station No No

Additional Details

Wake Forest University has included these unique properties, which are owned and managed by the university, within the boundary: Graylyn International Conference Center, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Reynolda Business Center, University Corporate Center, the Deacon Boulevard athletic complex, and the University President's residence.

"Acres of cultivated grounds" above is the total acreage of the described boundary minus the undeveloped acreage. The calculation is not net of buildings/hardscaped areas.

Credit Status
Innovation 1 Not Pursuing
Innovation 2 Not Started
Innovation 3 Not Started
Innovation 4 Not Started

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