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Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

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Overview

Wake Forest University is a University institution located in Winston-Salem, NC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1834 Wake Forest Road
PO Box 7373 Reynolda Station
Winston-Salem, NC  27109
United States
Contact Phone: 336-758-5000

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
French Studies Checkmark
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Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Language And Literature Checkmark
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematical Statistics And Probability Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,476
Applied
3,816
Accepted
5,472
Enrolled
45%
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Female Admissions

8,476
Females Applied
2,219
Females Accepted
26%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,680
Males Applied
1,597
Males Accepted
24%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st Not reported
Early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 670 730
SAT Math 680 770
ACT Composite 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

62,128
Private
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Fees

1,116
Full-time student fees
16,652
Room & board
10,448
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

56,935
Avg. Financial Aid Package
55,478
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,859
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,706
Avg. Loan Aid
10,622
Avg. Grant Aid
56,342
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
98%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
97%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,472
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.42%
Black or African American 5.86%
White or Caucasian 67.67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.05%
Asian 3.82%
Two or more races 4.78%
Other 0.31%

Gender

Male (45.72%)
Female (54.28%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 76%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Student Services

Health clinic Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

919
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 634
Part-time - 285
Male - 479
Female - 440
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