How much does Wake Forest University cost?

Wake Forest University Cost of Attendance
In-state $53,322
Out-of-state $53,322
On-Campus Room and Board $14,416
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,996
Average Annual Cost $27,354
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $8,349
$30,000-$48,000 $13,837
$48,000-$75,000 $19,650
$75,000-$110,000 $24,987
Over $110,000 $47,934

Wake Forest University Financial Aid and Debt

88%

Students paying down their debt

$23,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$238

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 46% $35,473
Federal Grants 8% $5,817
Pell grants 8% $4,505
Other federal grants 7% $1,409
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 4% $4,892
Institutional grants or scholarships 38% $40,124
Student loan aid 23% $10,879
Federal student loans 22% $7,934
Other student loans 5% $22,149

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Wake Forest University Admissions

What is Wake Forest University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 29%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions of applicants
SAT Reading
SAT Math
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions of applicants
Composite Score

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Wake Forest University Campus Life

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

60

Forbes Ranking

85%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

89%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 5102
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
54%
Men
46%

Student Diversity

51%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
69.54%
Unknown
12.70%
Hispanic or Latino
6.84%
Black or African American
6.74%
Asian
4.00%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.14%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.04%

Wake Forest University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

85%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$60,200

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Wake Forest University

Address

1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Midsize City
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