Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina
www.wfu.edu P.O. Box 7373, Reynolda Station, Winston-Salem, NC, 27106

Wake Forest University Admissions

Acceptance Rate 25%
Acceptance Deadline January 1

Wake Forest University Cost

Average Cost* $32,845
Average Total Aid Awarded $55,478
Students Receiving Financial Aid 26.62%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

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Wake Forest University Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 11:1

Wake Forest University Majors

Most Popular Majors
  • Economics
  • Political Science and Government
  • Biology
  • Finance
  • Communications
  • Psychology
  • Business
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Computer Science
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Wake Forest University Online

Offers Online Courses Yes

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Wake Forest University Students

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment 5,472
Part-Time Undergraduates 54

Wake Forest University Advisors

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Tayla is a junior at Michigan Ross pursuing Business Administration and a minor in User Experience (UX) Design, with the goal to work in consulting post-graduation. She is heavily involved with professional business organizations on campus, specifically her business fraternity and professional consulting club. Tayla interned this past summer with United Airlines in Chicago, IL and will be working in consulting this upcoming summer in New York City. Tayla is experienced in essay writing and revisions, activity and extra-curricular selection, and the financial aid/scholarship application process! She currently works on-campus as a student ambassador and career peer coach at the Michigan Ross School of Business Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

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University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Hello! My name is Sydney, and I am a proud Midwest native, first-generation college student, and Tar Heel! I received a B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Environmental Management (MEM) from Duke University. As a high school senior, I was accepted into all 13 schools I applied to and I earned over $1.7 million in college scholarships, including the prestigious national Gates Millennium Scholarship and Morehead-Cain Scholarship at UNC. Along with being a Senior Advisor with CollegeAdvisor.com, I am also a Webinar Moderator. I used my undergraduate experience as a time to explore different subject areas. I entered college with the hopes of attending veterinary school, so I am familiar with pre-health tracks and requirements. During a required introductory computer science class, I fell in love with programming and ended up pursuing a minor in Computer Science and working as a Teaching Assistant for several semesters. I also earned a minor in Education because of my passion for educational equity and access. Outside of my academics, I played club rugby and acted in Company Carolina productions. After graduating in December 2020, I applied to a variety of marine and environmental science graduate programs at schools like Scripps Institute of Oceanography at UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, and University of Miami. I ultimately decided to go back to North Carolina where I pursued a Master of Environmental Science with a specialization in Coastal Environmental Management at the Duke University Marine Lab. My Master's Project compiled community art projects and individuals' creative representations of the word "entanglement" for a digital zine. I also have experience with research, as I have traveled to places like the Galapagos and Australia to work in the field on a range of research projects. Currently, I have a science communications fellowship with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). I am excited to work alongside students to showcase their authentic self to colleges and can't wait to see all of the amazing schools they are accepted to!

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University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

I hold a Bachelor’s degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Michigan – Go Heels & Go Blue!! After graduating from UNC, I started my career as a college advisor where I helped guide students through the college application process, both in-person and virtually. As a first-generation college student, I am passionate about ensuring that students feel supported, uplifted, and encouraged through the college application process. I enjoy helping students craft their story to allow their strengths, their passions, and their authentic selves to shine in college applications. During my time as an advisor, I have had the honor of successfully advising students who have been accepted into top colleges and Ivy League schools across the US. Throughout my professional career I have gained experience as a College Advisor, an MBA student, a digital marketer, and a product manager. Understanding the importance of exploring your passions and pursuing your interests, I have had the opportunity to pivot and explore different opportunities – and I want to encourage you to also explore different pathways as you begin your college journey! The college application process doesn’t have to be stressful – I look forward to working with you to find colleges that are the best fit, craft your essays, and submit strong applications that you are proud of… and ensuring that we have fun along the way!

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Wake Forest University

I am Megan Tang and have 10+ years of experience in advising and supporting students through the college admissions process, college access and success, ensuring students' achievement through their first year in college, and a number of other aspects that ensure your collegiate experience is transformative for you. I graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Additionally, I have a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I started my journey in the college access space working in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Wake Forest University where I conducted thousands of interviews, reviewed prospective student applications, and was a part of the team in deciding which students were admitted into Wake Forest. Currently, and for the past 8 years, I have worked with a college access organization in North Carolina, serving over 2,000 juniors and seniors each year. Through my college access work and advising, students in the program have enrolled in over 135 different colleges and universities across the country at schools such as Duke University, Harvard University, Stanford University, Tufts University, UNC Chapel Hill, and many more. My time in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Wake Forest and my current role with college access provided, and continues to provide me, with a full understanding of the best practices to enhance your essays and other supporting materials for college admissions. Additionally, I have significant experience working with students to develop a strong target list of colleges and universities for their specific portfolio. I look forward to learning more about you, working with you to help you realize your college dreams, and finding the school that will suit you best!

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Wake Forest University
Hello everyone! Wake Forest University is my alma mater which is where I received both my BS and MA degrees. During my time there, I was a student ambassador for the Office of Admissions. There I gained invaluable experience guiding and interacting with many prospective students over the years. Additionally, I coached several undergrads applying to medical and graduate schools alike. I was born, raised, and attended school in North Carolina; however, having new experiences and visiting new places is still a priority. It has been my good fortune to travel to different countries and immerse myself in various cultures. These experiences expanded my understanding of the world and the perspective of the humans who inhabit it. It is my hope to share my experience with others.

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