Putting it all together
Financial Aid Director Bill Wells discusses getting the right mix of aid for every student.
Please note: the deadlines listed here are for prospective students only; returning students should see the Financial Aid site for applicable deadlines.
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.
39% of Wake Forest students receive need-based financial aid. In 2013-14, students with need received average awards of $38,500.
Alumnus Carson Moseley's ('09) brother Everett's autism inspired him to dream big and the Heritage Scholarship helped make those dreams a reality.
Merit-based scholarships are highly competitive and are among the highest honors given to Wake Forest students. These programs recognize extraordinary achievement, leadership and talent.
Presidential Scholar Lauren Gaston's ('09) award-winning costume designs led to summer work in Italy with a traveling opera company.