About Wake Forest University
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
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
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.