Winston Salem, North Carolina

Wake Forest University


Student Population
Wake Forest University overview
Location Winston Salem, North Carolina
Online wfu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Wake Forest University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Winston Salem, North Carolina, Wake Forest University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 13,071 prospective students applied, and 3,604 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,349 enrolled in the school.  7,648 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 468 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $52,348 plus fees of $974. Wake Forest University is ranked 772 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition High

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Wake Forest University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$974
Room and Board $14,416
Budget for Other Expenses$2,400
Total One Year Cost$71,638


Average Salary After 10 Years
$77,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
88% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wake Forest University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Social Sciences 20%
Communication 8%
Biology 7%
Psychology 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199847 IPEDS survey data for Wake Forest University.