WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY, WINSTON-SALEM

Winston-Salem, North CarolinaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  8116Enrollment

Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational collegiate institution, located at Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in a liberal arts curriculum to around 7,500 students.

Admissions are fairly competitive as the acceptance rate as low as 28%. Wake Forest has 400 unique study abroad programs offered in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Why Choose Wake Forest University?

  • Placed consistently in the national Top 12 in quality of undergraduate teaching by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Home to the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials where research work in nanotechnology is put to practical applications in the areas of medicine, manufacturing and national defense.
  • The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is an international leader in the translation of scientific discovery into clinical therapies.
  • The financial endowment fund of the university is 1.41 billion USD.

Wake Forest University Schools and Colleges

Wake Forest offers 2,370 major-minor combinations in degrees across levels through the following schools of study:

  • Undergraduate College
  • Graduate School
  • School of Business
  • School of Divinity
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine

Campus Housing Facility at Wake Forest University

The Wake Forest campus size is 340 acres consisting of:-

  • Nearly 30,000 square feet of group fitness space
  • 7 Fine Arts venues
  • Z. Smith Reynolds Library that was named the nation’s top university academic library

The university guarantees housing for 8-semesters for all undergraduates admitted as resident students. Seven residence halls are available with single & double occupancy options for 1st-year students.

75% of the students live in college-owned/operated/affiliated housing.

Wake Forest University Admission Process

Pre-Requisites for admission into Wake Forest University

  • Official Transcripts
  • Test scores: SAT/ACT for UG students is optional; GRE for graduate students
  • School Secondary Report Form (UG Students)
  • English language proficiency test score: TOEFL; or IELTS
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume or CV (graduate students)
  • Supplemental documents as specified by department
  • Confidential financial information form

Admission Process

Apply online directly at the official website or apply via the Common Application or the Coalition Application. Graduate applicants apply through ApplyYourself application.

Application deadline for the university is January 1

The Wake Forest non-refundable application fee is 65 USD for undergraduate students and 80 USD for graduate students.

Wake Forest University Cost of Attendance

Estimated Cost of Attendance for the university is tabulated below:-

Expense HeadsUndergraduateGraduate
Tuition and Fees$53,322$39,176
Housing$9,282$8,200
Meals$5,134$3,860
Books and Supplies$1,500$1,000
Personal Expenses$1,500$5,148
Transportation$900$2,500
Fed. Direct Loan Avg. Fee (if applicable)$62$162
TOTAL$71,700$60,046

Scholarships and Financial Aid offered by Wake Forest University

Around 30% of undergraduates are provided need-based scholarships amounting in average 50,805 USD including grant and scholarship funds of 43,803 USD.

However, Wake Forest does not offer any need-based financial aid to foreign national students.

International students are eligible for most merit-based scholarships. The regular application also serves as a scholarship application, so there is no separate form to complete.

Major scholarships at Wake Forest:-

  • Guy T. Carswell Scholarships
  • Joseph G. Gordon Scholarships
  • Stamps Scholarship
  • Graylyn Scholarship
  • Nancy Susan Reynolds Scholarships
  • Leadership and Character Scholars

Students completing an application for undergraduate admission by December 1 are automatically considered for scholarship awards.

Wake Forest University Forest Alumni

Benefits of a Wake Forest alumni:-

  • University alumni network member
  • Advantage of the university’s Career Development Center
  • Engage in mentoring or being mentored
  • Stay connected on DeacOn App

List of a few Notable Alumni:-

  • Robert Capizzi - Owner/Managing Partner at CapEd Educational Group
  • Michael Warren - Deputy Commissioner at Tennessee Department of Health
  • AR Ammons – Author and Scholar
  • Becky Garrison - religious satirist and columnist for The Wittenburg Door
  • Carol Barbee – Television Producer, writer
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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 38,650
Bachelors Tuition Fees$52348
Post graduate Tuition Fees$38650
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 9,012
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
8,116
International Students
893
Male : Female Ratio
47:53
Student : Faculty Ratio
4:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
November 01, 2018
Start of Application process August 01, 2018
End of Application process November 01, 2018
Application Fee
$ 65
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
30.3%
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Range 79-80
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