Admissions & Aid FAQs

Leading Questions

There’s no question you have questions. We have the answers straight from the experts. Hear firsthand from Assistant Dean of Admissions Thomas Ray and Associate Director of Financial Aid Tom Benza.

Admissions FAQs

Assistant Dean of Admissions Thomas Ray (‘13) gives you an idea of what your academic journey – requirements, options and experiences – will be like. Your mileage may vary, but both the roadmap and destination will be exciting.

Financial Aid FAQs

Associate Director of Financial Aid Tom Benza (MA ’12) helps navigate the often complex world of scholarships, loans and family contributions and how they all come together.

What’s Next?

At Wake Forest University, we value initiative. We’re excited to offer you this page to point you to what’s next – as a way for you to start planning ahead.

Where to Start

Let’s start with your getting to know us – and our getting to know you. Through application questions, optional personal interviews, or optional video submissions, we’ll want to know about your talents and accomplishments, your thoughts and ideas, your motivations.

Key Dates to Remember

Interviews The option to interview with us is only offered after you have applied.
Distinctively Wake Tuesdays and Thursdays (alternating)
Dean’s Corner Monthly
The International Hour Thursdays
Early Decision I Deadline: November 15
Merit-Based Scholarship Deadline: November 15
Early Decision II Deadline: January 1
Regular Decision Deadline: January 1

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