Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Overview

Address1834 Wake Forest Road
School Websitewww.wfu.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Wake Forest University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 12,937 students applied to Wake Forest University. Of those students, 3,803 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Wake Forest University was $52,348, in addition to fees of $974. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Wake Forest University.

Wake Forest University has a 89% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Wake Forest University acceptance rate is 29%. To put this into perspective, 3,803 of the 12,937 students who applied to Wake Forest University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Wake Forest University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Wake Forest University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Wake Forest University was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Wake Forest University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Wake Forest University, the tuition for in-state residents is $52,348. Combined with fees of $974, room and board costs of $14,416, other expenses of $2,400 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $71,638.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $53,322 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Wake Forest University to $71,638 for out-of-state students.

Students at Wake Forest University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Wake Forest University was $5,817 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 8%.

Wake Forest University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Wake Forest University.

Wake Forest University has a good gender split, with 53% of undergraduates being female and 47% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 69% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 19% of students come from in-state and 12% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Wake Forest University is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Wake Forest University to thrive in your studies.

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