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Wake Forest University Admissions

Wake Forest admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 30%. Students that get into Wake Forest have an average SAT score between 1270-1410 or an average ACT score of 28-32. The regular admissions application deadline for Wake Forest is January 1. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Wake Forest early decision deadline is November 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
30%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
39%
Total Applicants
14,006
SAT Range
1270-1410
SAT Reading
SAT Math
Students Submitting SAT
ACT Range
28-32
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$65
Application Website
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
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
88%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.16 responses
Poll
88%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.16 responses
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