Wake Forest University

Acceptance Rate 25.18 %
Tuition & Fees $59,770
Student Population 8,789
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $37,880
Graduation Rate 90 %

Academic Overview

Wake Forest University Campus, Winston-Salem, NC
Wake Forest University is a private (not-for-profit), four-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 2022 tuition & fees is $59,770 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,789 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 25.18% and the graduation rate is 90% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Wake Forest's tuition & fees is $59,770. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $39,240.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Wake Forest. The acceptance rate of Wake Forest is 25.18% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 37.00%. The average graduation rate is 90% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $37,880 and 48% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,789 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Wake Forest University is 25.18 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Wake Forest University is 90 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Wake Forest University is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Wake Forest University is 8,789
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Wake Forest University is 11 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $37,880 at Wake Forest University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Online Applicationadmissions.wfu.edu/
Financial Aidfinancialaid.wfu.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/wfu
Veterans Tuitionfinancialaid.wfu.edu/veterans/
Disability Servicelac.wfu.edu/disability-services/

Offered Degrees

Wake Forest offers 99 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 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 Degree450
Post Bachelor's Degree41
Master's Degree340
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship130
Doctor's degree - professional practice31

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