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At Wake Forest University, academics will be at the heart of your whole-student education. Our faculty members are exceptional teacher-scholars dedicated to your intellectual and personal growth.

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Class of 2029

Information, deadlines, and other resources for those who intend to apply for the Fall 2025 semester.

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This is a Remarkable Place.

Wake Forest University invites you to pursue the life of the mind with enthusiasm, put our cherished motto of Pro Humanitate (“for humanity”) into action, build lifelong friendships, and connect your academic learning to the world through service, clubs, student government, athletics, civic engagement, field trips, study abroad, internships, and so much more. 

You will think better, analyze harder, integrate more, and communicate more effectively, which will separate you from your peers and propel you into leadership. And you will choose a major that thrills you while, at the same time, giving you expert knowledge and skills.

No other university better prepares you to live a life of such meaning and purpose. We are enthused by your being here to learn more about us.

Wake Forest Class of '29

Want to be considered for the Class of 2029? If you plan on applying for admission for the Fall 2025 semester, check out what steps you need to take next.

Wake Forest art students work on a detailed architectural analysis of Wait Chapel for their World Architecture class
Campus Day
Wake 'n Shake


Wake Forest is committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated need with a combination of grants, scholarships, work study, and loans. We are dedicated to making a Wake Forest education accessible.

Let’s Have a Conversation

Wait Chapel

Our live online information sessions, offered throughout much of the year, will help you understand how you may actualize your potential at Wake Forest.

Leadership & Character

In the spirit of its motto, Pro Humanitate, Wake Forest is a national leader in the study of leadership and character and how those concepts impact the world. The commitment to leadership and character is evident throughout the academic and co-curricular experience.

A view of Hearn Plaza on the Wake Forest University campus.

From the Forest Blog


Our blog shares information about our application questions, optional interviews and video submissions, and admissions procedures. We then let you know all the ways you can share with us your talents and accomplishments, thoughts and ideas, and motivations.

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Your Next Four Years

The Wake Forest campus has been called one of the nation’s most beautiful by several sources. But don’t let the fall foliage fool you. Beauty and bustle happily coexist in a place where challenge and opportunity are waiting for you in every corner of your experience here.

There’s almost always something going on, and you don’t have to work hard to find it.