$52,348

Tuition

$71,638

Cost of Attendance

$27,354

Net Price

Wake Forest University Tuition and Fees

The annual list price to attend Wake Forest University on a full-time basis is $71,638 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $52,348 for tuition, $14,416 room and board, $1,500 for books and supplies and $974 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Wake Forest University is $52,348, the same as North Carolina residents. The average reported annual net price for Wake Forest University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $23,986.

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the present cost of a 4-year baccalaureate and living expenses at Wake Forest University to be $286,552 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.5% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$53,322$53,322
Book & Supplies$1,500$1,500
Room & Board cost$14,416$14,416
Other Expenses$2,400$2,400
Total Cost of Attendance$71,638$71,638

The total cost of attendance can be drawn to a figure amounting to $71,638 which is the same for both in-state and out-state candidates. Apart from this, Wake Forest University costs include the expenses of books and supplies which is around $1,500.

Miscellaneous expenses might take up another $2,400. It is important to take note of the fact that the above figures might not include the expenses for meals, transportation and housing facilities that can also be availed. The cost of attendance also depends highly on the field of study and course that you choose to pursue.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$27,354

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$8,349

$30,001 to $48,000

$13,837

$48,001 to $75,000

$19,650

$75,001 to $110,000

$24,987

$110,000+

$47,934

The average net price of the institute is $27,354. It is, however, important to understand that the figure you see is actually not the amount that you have bear in real. 

We also make this a bit easier for your understanding by segregating the net price in the aspect of family income. A family income generally under $30,000 can expect an average net price around $8,349. When the income range is more than $30,001 to $48,000, you might expect the average net price to be $13,837. An income ranging from $48,001 to $75,000 might face an average net price of $19,650.

Similarly, family income of the range $75,001 to $110,000 will have to bear an average net price of $24,987. The average net price for any family income ranging on and above $110,000 might go up to $47,934.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$53,322$53,322
Room & Board Cost$14,416$14,416
Total Tuition & Fees$67,738$67,738

The university brings in front of you a wide array of undergraduate degree courses starting from business management, computer information sciences to humanities and art. There is a low chance that you might not find the course of your choice here.

The Wake Forest University undergraduate tuition and fees structure comprise the tuition and fees which is $53,322 and the room and board expenses will be within an amount of $14,416. You can expect the total tuition and fees including all possible costs to be around $67,738. Do keep in mind, however, that the university holds the right of making amendments of the following figures when they may feel necessary.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$38,650$38,650
Fees$526$526

Now, coming to the tuition and fees charged for students seeking to pursue postgraduate courses at WFU, the amount totals around $39,200. This sum includes their graduate tuition of $38,650 and the graduation fees of $550 as well.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$1,420
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$2,170

Like other universities, Wake Forest University follows a  general course requirement in terms of credit hours. In order to make this a little less ambiguous, we try to give you the estimated cost per credit hour that you might need to bear.

The total cost per credit hour can be around $2,170 for the undergraduate degrees provided by the university. However, in the case of graduate degrees, you will find the cost of credit per hour to be slightly lower at just $1,420.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$14,416$14,416
Other Expense$2,400$2,400
Book & Supplies$1,500$1,500

The total campus expenditure primarily includes the cost of room and boarding which is $14,416 for any category of students. Other expenses such as medical and insurance are about $2,400. 

Books and supplies cost as mentioned earlier stands at about $1,500 which is dependent on the curriculum you choose. The on-campus and off-campus expenditures are equivalent. Your fee may vary if you undertake a Wake Forest University Online course. If you are a transfer/international student, your total campus expenditure might be different.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$14,416

Off Campus

$14,416

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$2,400

Off Campus

$2,400

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,500

Off Campus

$1,500

The total campus expenditure primarily includes the cost of room and boarding which is $14,416 for any category of students. Other expenses such as medical and insurance are about $2,400. 

Books and supplies cost as mentioned earlier stands at about $1,500 which is dependent on the curriculum you choose. The on-campus and off-campus expenditures are equivalent. Your fee may vary if you undertake a Wake Forest University Online course. If you are a transfer/international student, your total campus expenditure might be different.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters NA NA
Certificate $2,700 NA
Certificate $2,700 NA
Graduate Certificate NA NA

Wake Forest University offers 14 online programs across 4 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the university is estimated to be around $374,875. Notably, the total expenses for undergraduate students amounted to $24,800 in 2018-2019, $27,354 in 2017-2018, and $23,986 in 2016-2017.

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