I’m Ready to Apply

Applications may be submitted online. 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.


Applying Online

There are four options available for applying online:

WF shield centeredThe 2021 Wake Forest Application

  • Freshmen (domestic and international) applicants
  • Transfer applicants

Common App logoThe Common Application

  • The 2021 Common Application is available now.
  • Freshmen (domestic and international) applicants only

Coalition logoThe Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success Application

  • The 2021 Coalition Application is available now.
  • Freshmen (domestic) applicants only

CFNC centeredThe College Foundation of North Carolina

Wake Forest is a “Linked Campus” with CFNC.org. Applicants may take advantage of the many resources on CFNC.org, but when applying, will be guided to the Wake Forest application page.


By Mail

Download the Wake Forest Application (PDF)

Print the entire application and return by mail to:

Undergraduate Admissions
P.O. Box 7305
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7305


Additional Forms

The following forms are included in the Undergraduate Admissions Application, but may be accessed individually below. All forms are in PDF format.


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.

Fall Campus Visits

Campus is currently closed to visitors.

Beginning 10/26, campus tours are cancelled for two weeks because of recent trends in positive COVID cases. If you are scheduled for a campus tour, the Office of Admissions will contact you by email.

Learn more