How to apply for financial aid
Please note: the deadlines listed here are for prospective students only; returning students should see the Financial Aid site for applicable deadlines.
Complete the FAFSA by Feb. 15.
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, collected by the U.S. Department of Education. Use the Wake Forest code: 002978.
Fill out your CSS PROFILE by Feb. 15.
PROFILE is a service of the not-for-profit College Board, and Wake Forest uses the information to award non-federal aid funds. Use the Wake Forest code: 5885
(The CSS Profile is not required if you are only applying for federal financial aid.)
Send your federal tax returns and W-2 forms to the IDOC by March 1.
IDOC stands for Institutional Documentation Service. The program is run by the College Board on behalf of colleges like Wake Forest.