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Wake Forest University

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Rating

Private

Type

9,032

Students

$54,430

Tuition

30%

Acceptance

#62

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Winston-Salem, NC

1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Wake Forest University is a mid-sized private university located in Winston-Salem, NC ranked 62nd in the United States. It has a total of 5,399 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting nearly two out of seven applicants. Wake Forest University offers 100 different majors and is best known for its French Studies, General Studies, and Elementary Education and Teaching programs (nationally ranked 1st, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $54,430 per year, Wake Forest University is exceptionally expensive. 85.68% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring in approximately $63,800 per year, which is 54% above the national median.
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Cost

$55,440
Above Average

Wake Forest University

$55,440

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$74,358

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$36,824

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

30%Acceptance
Average

Wake Forest University

30%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

% of students submit

Admissions Yield

37%

ACT

0 - 0

% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Neither required nor recommended

Application Fee

$65

Application Website

https://admissions.wfu.edu/

Students

5,399Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

48%

In-state

83%

Female

52%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
11% Business Administration and Management, General6% Communication, General6% Accounting78% Others

11% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Communication, General

6% Accounting

78% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

11%

259 Graduates

Communication, General

6%

142 Graduates

Accounting

6%

140 Graduates

Economics, General

6%

134 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

132 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

5%

113 Graduates

Management Science

5%

109 Graduates

Finance, General

4%

108 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

4%

104 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors10:110:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

10

Number of Library Books

999,684

Academic Spend per Student

$29,159

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

95%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$51,100/Year

Wake Forest University

$51,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$51,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$63,800

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

85%