Wake Forest University


Student Population
 Location Winston Salem, North Carolina
 Online wfu.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 14,006 prospective students applied, and 4,249 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,306 enrolled in the school.  7,528 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 440 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $50,524 plus fees of $876. Wake Forest University is ranked 758 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Test Scores
Applications Accepted
Applications DueJan 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Cost to Attend

Costs for Wake Forest University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,404
Other Fees$876
Room and Board $13,926
Budget for Other Expenses$2,400
Total One Year Cost$69,130


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%