Winston-Salem, NC

Winston-Salem is a city of approximately 230,000 people located in Forsyth County in the Piedmont area of North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Mountains are an accessible 75 miles to the west, and the city is 225 miles from the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.  The climate is moderate, with an average summer temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit and an average winter temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit.

Located about three miles from the main campus, downtown Winston-Salem is a thriving area that includes galleries and shops; indoor and outdoor performance spaces and museums; a greenway that traverses the Old Salem district; hotels, restaurants and sidewalk cafes.