For those prospective students recently affected by natural disasters: Please know that we in the Wake Forest Admissions Office will work with you on an individual basis should you experience delays or difficulties in submitting application materials. Our Early Decision deadline is November 15 but may be extended if necessary. Please contact the Admissions Office and we will assist you in the application process.
How to Apply to Wake Forest University
Applications may be submitted online or via mail. Early Decision applications are accepted on a rolling basis up until November 15. Early Decision II and Regular Decision applications must be submitted by January 1.
» Apply by mail
Download the Wake Forest Application and other necessary forms.
Undergraduate Admissions Application [PDF]
Print the entire application and return by mail to:
PO Box 7305,
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7305
» Apply online
Choose one of four online options: the Wake Forest Application, the Common Application, the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success Application, or the College Foundation of North Carolina Application:
For freshmen (domestic and international) applicants only.
For freshmen (domestic and international) and transfer applicants.
For freshmen (domestic) applicants only.
The following forms are included in the Undergraduate Admissions Application, but may be accessed individually here:
Secondary School Report [PDF]
For freshman applicants only
Mid-Year School Report Form [PDF]
For reporting mid-year senior grades
Teacher Recommendation Form [PDF]
For freshman applicants only
Early-Decision Agreement [PDF]
Only for those students applying Early Decision to Wake Forest
Dean’s Statement [PDF]
For transfer students only
Confidential Financial Information for International Applicants [PDF]
For international applicants only
Admission of Students with Disabilities
Wake Forest College will consider the application of any qualified student, regardless of disability, on the basis of the selection criteria established by the University which include personal and academic merit. Upon matriculation, all students will be required to meet the same standards for graduation. The University endeavors to provide facilities which are in compliance with all laws and regulations regarding access for individuals with disabilities. Additionally, special services are available to reasonably accommodate students with disabilities. For more information on assistance for undergraduate students, see the Disability Services Web site.
Security and Fire Safety Information
Wake Forest University is committed to assisting all members of the Wake Forest community in providing for their own safety and security. Information on drug or alcohol-abuse programs required by section 120(a) through (d) of HEA can be found here. Information regarding campus security, personal safety and fire safety—including topics such as crime prevention, university police law-enforcement authority, crime-reporting policies, crime statistics for the most recent three-year period, and disciplinary procedures is available on Police and Safety’s Annual Crime and Fire Report. To request a booklet containing this information, contact the University Police Department at 336.758.4566.