Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Wake Forest University Admissions Overview

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What is Wake Forest University acceptance rate?

Wake Forest University has an acceptance rate of 29%. This means that if you have the right grades then you have a good shot of being accepted into the school. In the last academic year, 29% out of the people who applied to Wake Forest University were accepted into the school.

Only 37% of students who are admitted into Wake Forest University go on to enroll at the school. This is reasonable because most students who apply for college apply to multiple schools.

Applicants to Wake Forest University are required to submit their GPA to the school.

Wake Forest University Admission Statistics

Acceptance Rate
Percentage of Admitted Applicants Who Enrolled

In fall 2018, a total of 12,937 students applied to study at Wake Forest University. Of those students, 5,565 were men and 7,372 were women.

Applications are not the only admissions statistic you should consider; acceptance rate is also a key factor to think about. 29% of students at Wake Forest University were accepted into the school in fall 2018. This represents a total of 3,803 students. 1,820 of students who were accepted were male and 1,983 of the students accepted were female.

The percentage of students who were accepted that enrolled at Wake Forest University in the last academic year is 37%. Overall, 1,421 students who applied to Wake Forest University enrolled in the school. Of those students, 39% of women who were accepted and 36% of men who were accepted enrolled.

Wake Forest University Admission Requirements

Test ScoresNeither required nor recommended
High School GPARequired
High School Class RankRequired
Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended

What are the Wake Forest University admissions requirements?

You are not required to submit your high school test scores to Wake Forest University.

You'll not be asked to submit your high school class rank as part of your application.

What's more, you do not need to submit letters of recommendation from your high school. You will also not be asked to demonstrate your competencies as part of your application.

As part of your application, Wake Forest University accepts AP Credit. Credit for life experiences is also accepted.

Wake Forest University Credits Accepted

AP CreditYes
Dual CreditNo
Credit for Life ExperiencesYes

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