Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$57,760

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,825
Declined 8,134
Total Received 11,959
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Private

5,445

undergraduate students

3,821

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Wake Forest University, founded in 1834, is a private, coeducational collegiate university. Its 340-acre campus is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 9,266
Established in 1834
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

340-acre campus in Winston-Salem (population: 244,605); extension campus in Charlotte for M.B.A. program. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Greensboro (30 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC
27106

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan completed his education at , despite being considered a major contender for the NBA draft during his sophomore year. Not only had he promised his dying mother he would do so; he was also a very gifted student.

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
76%
Top 1/4
92%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,825
Declined 8,134
Total Received 11,959

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books

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Financial Aid

48%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$37,880

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,722
Room $9,848
Board $7,486
Additional fees $1,038
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $76,594
Average Financial Aid - $37,880
Total with Avg. Aid $38,714

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,746,348
State $1,520,487
Institutional $58,233,081
Other external $1,558,105
Total $65,058,021

Non-need-based

Federal $1,444,644
State
Institutional $6,292,637
Other external $2,012,968
Total $9,750,249

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 336 758-5154
F: 336 758-4924
financial-aid@wfu.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, boxing, crew, cycling, fencing, golf, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, rugby, running, soccer, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling, water polo, water skiing

Club Sports - Women's

ballroom dance, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, karate, lacrosse, rugby, running, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, field goal kicking, golf, indoor soccer, kickball, racquetball, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes yes
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes
Bioethics/Medical Ethics. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Biophysics. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes
Documentary Production. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Studies. yes
General Studies. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
German Studies. yes
History, General. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Language Interpretation and Translation. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Science. yes yes
Mathematical Statistics and Probability. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Molecular Biology. yes yes
Molecular Genetics. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes yes
Nurse Anesthetist. yes
Oncology and Cancer Biology. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Physiology, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Programs for Foreign Lawyers. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other. yes
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

9,266

total students

17%

in-state

83%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

5,445
students

Female
53%
2,864

Male
47%
2,581

41%

3,821
students

Female
57%
2,185

Male
43%
1,636

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

5,291
students

Female
53%
2,807

Male
47%
2,484

3%

154
students

Female
37%
57

Male
63%
97

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Canada
China
France
India
Japan
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

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