Wake Forest University

Acceptance Rate 30 %
Tuition & Fees $57,760
Student Population 8,401
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $35,473
Graduation Rate 88 %

Academic Overview

Wake Forest University Campus, Winston-Salem, NC
Wake Forest University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $57,760 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,401 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 30% and the graduation rate is 88% last year.
The salary after graduation from Wake Forest University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $79,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Wake Forest University are $57,760. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $39,216 on average.
Wake Forest University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Wake Forest. The acceptance rate of Wake Forest is 30% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 37%. The average graduation rate is 88% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $35,473 and 49% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,401 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Wake Forest University is 30 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Wake Forest University is 88 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Wake Forest University is 96 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Wake Forest University is 8,401
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Wake Forest University is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $35,473 at Wake Forest University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Wake Forest offers 100 major programs through online and on-site education where 4 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree430
Post Bachelor's Degree50
Master's Degree344
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship160
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Wake Forest University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,018)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,750)

Veterans Benefits

Wake Forest University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges