Wake Forest University: Review & Facts

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Wake Forest University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 7,435 students enrolled. This school was established in 1834 and is one of the 10 colleges located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Wake Forest University will give you the option to get a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Wake Forest University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Accounting and Finance, Law, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
94%
Wake Forest University student retention rate is very high at 94% (well above North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Wake Forest University is good - 11:1. Find out more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,200
Average tuition charges are extremely high - about $42,700 a year. The additional fees at Wake Forest University beyond tuition are about $500; this makes it a total of $43,200 a year.

Read the details about Wake Forest University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
34%
According to recent data, 11,407 applications were submitted and 3,875 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

Wake Forest University might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Wake Forest University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $65.00. The first-professional application fee is $60.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Wake Forest University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (336) 758-5000 or check Wake Forest University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,800
Wake Forest University provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Wake Forest University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Wake Forest University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 3,400 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- nearly $7,800 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Wake Forest University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Wake Forest University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wake Forest University Location and Maps



Post Address: Wake Forest University, 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106, USA
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