Application for Admission Archive

From the Forest

Important Information about Our Waitlist

We often hear students talk about (or, in their applications, read them write about) that “gut feeling” when they visit campus. That moment when they are out on the tour and have an epiphany: “This is the place.” The place where they know they should […]

An Update from Admissions

As the clock springs ahead and the flowers begin to bloom, we are, again, nearing the point of welcoming a new class of Wake Forest Demon Deacons to our campus. Each year, we find ourselves in awe of our applicants as they balance the demands […]

For Fall Transfer Students: March 15, 2023, Deadline!

Fall transfer students, spring in North Carolina offers a kaleidoscope of colors, but you could look great in old gold and black. To that end, we’d like to read your fall transfer application, and we hope you’ll complete one and submit it to […]

Early Decision and the Waitlist

Wake Forest continues to receive significant interest in joining our campus community. This year is no exception: along with those who applied Early Decision I, our total Early Decision applicant pool was up 16%. For those who were admitted, we congratulate you on this accomplishment […]

Thresholds: January 1 by 11:59 P.M.

Living in the limen – the college word for “threshold” – is where the good stuff happens. There, you see what lies on either side and then may join them in ways that are unique to you. Many philosophies work this way: bringing together the […]

End-of-Year Updates and Final Application Instructions

With only a few days remaining in this calendar year, we write with some important information – but, first, a word of thanks: for all the time you’ve spent this year learning about our campus and student community; for the opportunities we’ve had to meet […]

ED I Application Update

By now, all students – with completed applications before December 1 – who applied via Early Decision I should have received their admissions decisions. (If you haven’t, please be sure to check your status portal!)  Some of you have received the good news of an […]

WFU, You, and Early Decision II!

Here’s an application that sometimes gets overlooked in all the hoopla surrounding the “big name” apps of Early Decision and Regular Decision: Early Decision II! The binding Early Decision II application (deadline: January 1) has so much to recommend it: a firm date on […]

November 15 is the Day!

Tuesday’s the deadline (11/15 by 11:59 p.m.!) for Wake Forest University’s Early Decision application – and the deadline for applications to be considered for merit based scholarships, no matter the application type! And so here you are, on the cusp of deciding where to apply […]

Choose Your Own Business Adventure!

At Wake Forest University, our undergraduate business program is ranked Number 13 nationally by Poets and Quants, a leading business-school publication. We offer expert career coaching from the time at which you begin your business journey. Our strong alumni network of active business leaders […]