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Wake Forest University
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  • 4 Year
  • WINSTON-SALEM, NC

Wake Forest University Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for WFU?

Wake Forest admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 25%. The regular admissions application deadline for Wake Forest is January 1. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision. The early action deadline is November 15, and the early decision deadline is November 15.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
25%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
39%
Total Applicants
15,156
SAT Range
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SAT Reading
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SAT Math
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Students Submitting SAT
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ACT Range
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ACT English
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ACT Math
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ACT Writing
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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$85
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
89%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 19 responses
Poll
89%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 19 responses

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