Make Southeastern Your Home
Everything you need to know for moving to Wake Forest
Welcome to Wake Forest, NC!
With a population of over 42,000 residents, Wake Forest offers a friendly community you can call home. From its historic downtown to its luscious greenways and parks, Wake Forest has a variety of ways for you to enjoy the outdoors, great restaurants and more. When you live in Wake Forest, you’re also just 30 minutes away from North Carolina’s vibrant capital, which offers a wide range of fun activities for people of all ages.
We love that people come to Southeastern from all kinds of backgrounds and with all kinds of needs, and we want to help you find the housing option that will make you feel at home.
5 of the top 10 IMB missionary-sending churches are in Raleigh
50+ churches in the area are led by SEBTS alumni
40+ Faculty Members with Pastoral Ministry Experience
Wake Forest, Raleigh, and the surrounding area are home to many biblically sound, gospel-centered churches within a short drive from Southeastern's campus.
We would not be changed into the type of people we are today without the Southeastern community.
Because we had been praying for community even before we came to Southeastern, it was such a blessing to get connected so quickly and recognize that God did this.
4th fastest growing city in the US with over 174,000 college students
Only 3% are projected to be in the church by 2033
There is a great need for The Gospel in the Raleigh-Durham area
28 unreached people groups in RDU
200,000+ people in RDU who have never heard the Gospel
The Raleigh-Durham area is full of nations and people who have never heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ. There are opportunities to go and proclaim Jesus to the unreached right here in our city!
Things to do in Wake Forest
Conveniences and Community
Wake County Public School System will provide a relevant and engaging education and will graduate students who are collaborative, creative, effective communicators and critical thinkers.
- Meaningful learning everyday
- Eliminate gaps
- Well-supported staff
- Improvement and innovation
- Diverse school community
- Learning environments
Why We Love RDU!
Best Place to Live
Arts & Culture