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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 which you’ll hear back from us: February 15 (and no later), […]


For Counselors: WFU and Slate.org

We hope this message finds our high-school counselor friends well as you begin to transition into another phase of this admissions cycle. As we prepare to do the same, we are writing to share that we will be using Slate.org to share admissions data this year. If you are unaware, Slate.org is a free platform that allows […]


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 to do some of your best and most meaningful work. […]


Hello from WFU Alum and Assistant Dean of Admissions Cesar Grisales

Hello, everyone! My name is Cesar Grisales, and I’m an Assistant Dean of Admissions here in our Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Just wanted to pop in to introduce myself as we all gear up for another year of meeting and enrolling amazing students. I started at Wake Forest in 2015 as a first-generation, first-year student […]

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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 is ready to guide and mentor our students. And, while research […]


Update on Vaccination Requirements

As fall break nears, we write to provide an update with regard to vaccine requirements for students, faculty, and staff. The University continues to shift out of emergency operations and into embedded policies and practices that support campus health. Given this context, we are adjusting our COVID-19 policies accordingly.  Moving forward, incoming students (except those […]

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Priority Deadline for Scholarships: November 15!

“What does a student need to do to be eligible for merit-based scholarships?” That question elicits a variety of responses from different colleges and universities. A number of schools do not offer any merit-based awards, some universities require counselors to nominate students for special awards, and other colleges require students to complete an additional application. […]


You and a Continual Connection to Learning!

At Wake Forest University – a liberal-arts school with an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, 45 majors and 60 minors, and a 98% job and graduate-school placement rate – our mission is to provide you with an unparalleled undergraduate liberal-arts education that will carry you forward into your career. From your first-year seminar to your final project, you […]


September 30 Afternoon Visits Cancelled

Wake Forest University will be closed from noon today, September 30, through Saturday, October 1, at 5 p.m. We therefore regrettably must cancel this afternoon’s 2 p.m. information session and tour. For this, we apologize ad infinitum. But we commit to making it up to our visitors! Please email admissions@nullwfu.edu, and we will reschedule your […]


First Round of ED I Admissions Decisions

We are happy to share that we have released our first round of admissions decisions for those who applied Early Decision I. As stated in a previous post, we will continue to release decisions at the end of each month, through the end of the calendar year.  Congratulations to those who were invited to join […]


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