Applying to Wake: Where to Start

Paper or Pixels.

There are four options to choose from when you’re ready to apply to Wake Forest:

We have no preference. The choice is yours!


Wake Forest Ironworks

Dates & Deadlines

WHAT WHEN
Webcam Interviews May – November
Live Virtual Information Sessions Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Early Decision I Deadline: November 15
Merit-Based Scholarship Deadline: December 1
Early Decision II Deadline: January 1
Regular Decision Deadline: January 1

Nelson Brunsting, an admissions counselor at Wake Forest University, demonstrates the use of a web cam to interview prospective students

Online Personal Interviews

We want to know as much about you as possible in the admissions process. And not just what’s on your transcript. Wake Forest is a relational place; we want to hear from students who can tell us about their interests – about their education but also their self-education! So start thinking of things you want to make sure we know about you. This is your chance.


Early Decision

Early Decision

If you know that Wake Forest is your first choice, don’t keep it a secret. Early Decision, which offers two windows of opportunity, sounds like it might be for you.

Wake Forest University holds a dedication ceremony for the new Muslim Student Lounge

International Students

The Forest is populated by students from more than 50 countries other than the United States. Whether you would add to that count or join someone from your homeland, we welcome your interest.

Wake Forest engineering students in EGR 112 hold their expo to show the results of their projects

Transfer Students

If you’re looking for a change of scenery and opportunity, Wake Forest may be for you.