29%

Acceptance Rate

$41,719

Avg.Financial Aid

002978

FAFSA Code

About Wake Forest University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

8,401

Website

www.wfu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Wake Forest University is a private, not-for-profit university founded in 1834. It is a collegiate university that keeps a balance between Liberal Arts College with the academic vitality and broad opportunities of a research university.

More than 60% of the students of the university study abroad. The campus is purposely created to be a place where you can lose yourself in what inspires and interests you in the community of similarly interested people.

  • University acceptance rate is 30%. The total graduation rate is 88%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 10:1. The student population is 7,968 which consist of 7,528 full-timers and 440 part-timers.

Online Education at Wake Forest University

  • All of the courses are facilitated by well-experienced, award-winning teachers who are committed to mentoring students and an innate passion for helping all of humankind.

  • The online programs maintain the same curriculum standards and reputation of the curriculum offered for the full-time on-campus students.

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Reviews

Some of the student’s reviews are given below

  • The campus is very beautiful. All the buildings and lawns were beautifully kept and maintained. The networking opportunities are amazing and as the school is smaller all the students are closely focused by the faculties.
  • You will get a great education with a reasonable workload. The faculties are very interactive and the classes are engaging. Advisors and other staffs are friendly, the admission and financial aid process were easy.

  • The online programs are efficient with the online resources provided like the ZSR library. The community is great consisting of knowledgeable persons.

Location & Contact

Address

1834 Wake Forest Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3367585000
Fax: 3367585000
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Rankings

Some of the rankings according to the U.S. News report are given below

  • It ranks 27 in National Universities

  • It ranks 13 in Best Undergraduate Teaching

  • It ranks 45 in Most Innovative Schools

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

29%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$65

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$27,354

Average Annual Cost

$52,348

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$974

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,416

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,400

Total One Year Cost

$71,638

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

96%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$22,031

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

143 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

129 Graduates

Psychology, General

114 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

108 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

108 Graduates

Biology, General

92 Graduates

Political Science and Government

86 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

64 Graduates

History

55 Graduates

Chemistry

44 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

38 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

36 Graduates

Computer Science

31 Graduates

Sociology

30 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

28 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

21 Graduates

Mathematics

21 Graduates

Philosophy

21 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

20 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

20 Graduates

Physics

16 Graduates

Statistics

13 Graduates

Anthropology

12 Graduates

Area Studies

8 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

8 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

6 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

6 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

5 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Engineering, General

1 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,225

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

9%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

70% White

0 Unknown

6% Black

7% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

10% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

69%

Out Of State

19%

In State

12%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$80,539 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

76%

Averege Housing Cost

$9,282/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,750/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,750/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Demon Deacon

School Colors

old gold and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Atlantic Coast Conference

Total Male Athletes

243

Total Female Athletes

126

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

36

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$51,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$63,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$17,500

$23,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$182 - 239

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$41,719

Students Receiving Federal Grants

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,817

Students Receiving State Aid

4%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,892

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$40,124

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$60,741

$30K - $48K

$55,253

$48K - $75K

$49,440

$75K - $110K

$44,103

> $110K

$21,156

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,324,727

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,750,249

The university meets 100% of demonstrated need by the students with a combination of Scholarships, Work-Study, and Loans. 100% of the aid applications are reviewed by financial professionals.

The FAFSA form must be filled by the applicant to help the university find the financial requirement and eligibility of the student. The Wake Forest University Federal School Code is 002978.

  • The Federal-Aid provided includes Federal Loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized loan, Direct PLUS Loans, and Federal Grants such as Pell Grants.

  • The Institutional Aid includes Wake Forest Need-Based Grant, Wake Forest Student Loan, The Deal Family Scholarship, and Stamps Scholarship and so on.

  • The Military Aid provided includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

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