Welcome to Wake Forest.
At Wake Forest University, academics will be at the heart of your whole-student education. Our faculty members are exceptional teacher-scholars dedicated to your intellectual and personal growth.
Class of 2027
Information, deadlines, and other resources for those who intend to apply for the Fall 2023 semester.
This is a Remarkable Place.
Wake Forest University invites you to pursue the life of the mind with enthusiasm, put our cherished motto of Pro Humanitate (“for humanity”) into action, build lifelong friendships, and connect your academic learning to the world through service, clubs, student government, athletics, civic engagement, field trips, study abroad, internships, and so much more.
You will think better, analyze harder, integrate more, and communicate more effectively, which will separate you from your peers and propel you into leadership. And you will choose a major that thrills you while, at the same time, giving you expert knowledge and skills.
This is a remarkable place. No other university better prepares you to live a life of such meaning and purpose. We are enthused by your being here to learn more about us.
Apply to Wake
Learn about the steps you need to take to become part of our next class of incoming first-year and transfer students.
Majors & Academics
Wake Forest offers 45 majors and 60 minors. Following the engaged liberal-arts philosophy, students take courses in literature and languages, math and the natural sciences, religion, history, and philosophy, the social and behavioral sciences, and the fine arts.
Explore & Visit
What better way to experience Wake Forest than by taking a tour of our beautiful campus and meeting the people who make up our dynamic community.
Wake Forest is committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated need with a combination of grants, scholarships, work study, and loans. We are dedicated to making a Wake Forest education accessible.
So why come to Wake Forest? Come here because you want to understand yourself and society in new ways and from many different perspectives, including research, discovery, performance, innovation, public engagement, creativity, and living in community.
A liberal-arts education is about freedom. And we want to offer you the freedom to choose a number—or all!—of our online information sessions and communications, featuring voices from throughout Wake Forest’s campus. Please take a look below for more information on our offerings.
Online Information Sessions
Our live virtual information sessions, offered throughout much of the year, will help you understand how you may actualize your potential at Wake Forest.
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Learn how, at Wake Forest, you can surround yourself with smart, dedicated, passionate people from all over the world, who want to build a better society.
From the Forest Blog
- We Thought You Should Know…Wake Forest University is a liberal-arts school with an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, 50 majors and 60 minors, and a 98% job and graduate-school placement rate. At Wake Forest, you’ll begin […]
- A Waitlist UpdateWe’d like to update you about our waitlist: The May 1 deadline for admitted students to enroll has now passed, and, while we celebrate those who have accepted our offers […]
- Let’s Research This Together…Wake Forest University students are a curious bunch, and they quickly discover they’ve come to the right place. The faculty share their expertise with the world, but they never […]
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