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Wake Forest University


Visiting And Contact Information

P.O. Box 7305

Winston Salem, NC 27109

United States

Phone: 336-758-5201

Fax: 336-758-4324


Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 96
% Submitting Score:52%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:600 - 700
     Math Middle 50%:630 - 720
% Submitting Score:40%
     ACT Middle 50%:28 - 31
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:93%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:99%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:65%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 11,121
Total applicants who are accepted: 3,915
Total of accepted students who enroll: 1,230
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Application Process
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Decision Application Deadline: 11/15
Regular Application Deadline: 01/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $500.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: No
Deferred Admission: No
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Very important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Considered
Application Essay:Very important
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Very important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Not Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:16
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:2
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:20
     Foreign Language:4
     Social Studies:4
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Key Statistics


  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
  • SAT:
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    600 - 700
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    630 - 720
  • ACT:
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    28 - 31
  • Early Decision Application Deadline:
  • Regular Application Deadline:
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