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Wake Forest University

School Profile

  • Wake Forest UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Winston-Salem, NC - InternetDict
  • Acceptance Rate: 38%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 4,476
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,201
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 4,466
Graduate Students: 1,344

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Bacteriology
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business - General
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chinese
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Econometrics
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Greek, Ancient
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Japanese
  • Bachelor of Latin
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music History/Literature
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Russian
  • Bachelor of Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $38,622
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $38,622

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • SAT Subject Tests: Recommended


Member: NCAA
Team name: Demon Deacons


  • Ranked #25 National Universities
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  • Ranked #18 Physician Assistant
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Admissions Address

PO Box 7305
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7305
(336) 758-5201
Fax: (336) 758-4324
Contact: Martha Allman
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity more selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 40%
Early decision acceptance rate 39%
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 40%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 10,566
Female applicants 5,687
Male applicants 4,879
Applicants accepted 4,256
Female applicants accepted 2,329
Male applicants accepted 1,927
Freshman enrollment 1,225
Female freshman enrollment 640
Male freshman enrollment 585
Early decision applicants 826
Early decision applicants accepted 322
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 58%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 64%
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 600-690
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 613-710
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 36%
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 28-31
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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