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The Best of Both Worlds

Our Location


Why Winston-Salem

Our small, safe and historic campus provides community and connection just a one mile walk from a vibrant, growing urban center in Winston-Salem, NC

Known as “The City of Art & Innovation,” Winston-Salem is a thriving center of art, commerce, and entrepreneurship. Home to many of the region’s corporations, hospitals, and research facilities, Winston-Salem offers students distinct advantages.

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Because of its close proximity to campus, our students venture downtown for:

  • Internships, community service, & job shadowing
  • Art and cultural events
  • Fun! 100+ restaurants, 20 galleries, dozens of performance venues
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Winston-Salem Ranked for Quality and Success

  • #31 Best Place to Live in U.S — US News & World Report, 2019
  • Top 10 Best Cities to Travel — Forbes, 2019
  • #1 Best Place for Business — Forbes, 2018
  • A Top 10 Digital City — Center for Digital Government, 2018
  • #2 Best City for Women in Tech – Magnify Money 2021
  • #16 Safest Place to Live–US. News & World Report 2021
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Arts Organizations

  • Old Salem Historic District
  • Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County
  • Reynolda House Museum of American Art
  • Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
  • RiverRun International Film Festival
  • National Black Theatre
  • Piedmont Opera
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Colleges and Universities

  • Salem College
  • Wake Forest University
  • Winston-Salem State University
  • UNC School of the Arts
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