Wake Forest University

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 7305

Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7305

(336) 758-5201

Fax: (336) 758-4324

[email protected]

Contact: Martha Allman

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1834 Wake Forest Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27106

(336) 758-5000

www.wfu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,476

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,201

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,466

Graduate enrollment: 1,344

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 38%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $34,330 $36,975 $38,622 $39,970 +3.49%
Books and Supplies $850 $850 $900 $930 +3.33%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $9,500 $9,945 $10,410 $11,010 +5.76%
Other $2,000 $2,050 $2,150 $2,225 +3.49%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $46,680 $49,820 $52,082 $54,135 +3.94%
In-state Off Campus $35,180 $37,825 $39,522 $40,900 +3.49%
In-state with Family $35,180 $37,825 $39,522 $40,900 +3.49%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $31,270
In-state Student Fees $316
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $31,270
Out-of-state Fees $316

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 947 79%
Grant or scholarship aid 743 62% $15,664,417 $21,083
• Federal grants 137 11% $1,041,558 $7,603
• Pell grants 113 9% $408,799 $3,618
• Other federal grants 123 10% $632,759 $5,144
State/local government grant or scholarships 351 29% $836,988 $2,385
Institutional grants or scholarships 631 53% $13,785,871 $21,848
Student loan aid 611 51% $3,673,641 $6,013
• Federal student loans 609 51% $3,130,610 $5,141
• Other student loans 134 11% $543,031 $4,052

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1083 641 321
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 81 24 36
Biochemistry 2 5
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 81 7 6
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 3
Epidemiology 8
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other 1 7
Molecular Biology 1 5
Molecular Genetics 2
Neuroanatomy 1
Neuroscience 5
Oncology and Cancer Biology 1 1
Pharmacology 1 4
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 188 405
Accounting 21 74
Business Administration and Management 331
Business/Commerce 88
Finance 67
Management Science 12
Computing and Information Sciences 17 10
Computer and Information Sciences 17 10
Education 15 63
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 18
Elementary Education and Teaching 15
Secondary Education and Teaching 45
Engineering 2 1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 2 1
English Language, Composition and Literature/Letters 81 11
English Language and Literature 81 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 109
Chinese Language and Literature 10
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
French Language and Literature 22
German Language and Literature 16
Japanese Language and Literature 5
Latin Language and Literature 4
Russian Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 48
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 53 116
Medicine 116
Physician Assistant 53
History 79
History 79
Legal and Law Studies 8 161
Law 161
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 9
Mathematics and Statistics 11 8
Mathematics 11 8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 53 7
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 53 7
Physical Sciences 41 3 7
Chemistry 30 2 3
Physics 11 1 4
Psychology 65 6
Psychology 65 6
Social Sciences 294
Anthropology 12
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 26
Economics 131
Political Science and Government 92
Sociology 33
Theology and Religious Vocations 32
Divinity/Ministry 32
Visual and Performing Arts 49
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 16
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts 11
Fine/Studio Arts 16
Music History, Literature, and Theory 2
Music Performance 4
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General Performance B
Music History/Literature B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bacteriology B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Finance/Banking B
Management Science B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Elementary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
Classics B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Japanese B
Latin B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Econometrics B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.