Wake Forest University

Address:
1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Phone:
336-758-5000
Website:
http://www.wfu.edu
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About Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,569
 Graduate2,510
 Total7,079
GenderFemale51%
 Male49%
Student Age% Under 2579%
 % 25 and Over21%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time98%
 % Part-time2%
Race/Ethnicity% White77.0%
 % Black8.3%
 % Asian5.5%
 % Latino3.2%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown1.9%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal10,566
 % Admitted40%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled29%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationNeither required nor recommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$39,970
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$39,970
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid79%
 % Undergraduates with Loans51%
 % Undergraduates with Grants62%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$930
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,010
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,225
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Winston-Salem Area

Median Age34.7
Median Household Income$41,228
Total Population227,691
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.1% 52.9%
 Age 0-950.9%49.1%
 Age 10-1751.9%48.1%
 Age 18-2447.5%52.5%
 Age 25-2945.5%54.5%
 Age 30-3948.8%51.2%
 40+45.1%54.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White54.1%
 % Black34.8%
 % Asian2.0%
 % Latino14.0%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,010
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$552
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50049.4%39.9%10.9%
 $500 to $74935.0%45.3%0.0%
 $750 to $9998.0%9.8%26.4%
 Over $10007.7%5.1%8.7%
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