Explore the Forest!

See the Forest. And the Trees.

You’re looking into colleges! It’s exciting, taking in the stories of new places.

And at Wake Forest, we have lots of good stories to share, so we hope you’ll get to know us. Explore the topics below that interest you, and, when you’re ready, learn everything you need to know to begin your application.

We look forward to hearing your stories too.


It’s a Beautiful Day in the Forest!

Mother Nature does some of her best work here. See what makes Wake Forest so special.

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Wake Forest, Deacon-structed

We hope the following will operate as a small collection of moments unique to Wake Forest, a collection you can visit as often as you’d like!

If you want to learn more, please sign up for a live virtual information session and request information so that we can keep in touch.

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Information Sessions

We’re offering two live opportunities – Distinctively Wake and Dean’s Corner – for you to ask questions and learn more about Wake Forest. Or you can watch our recorded information session.

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Maple leaves in front of Reynolda Hall blaze with fall coloron the campus of Wake Forest University

Virtual Campus Tour

Experience Wake Forest from the comfort of your couch. Take a virtual walking tour of our campus.

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Admissions and financial aid faq

Admissions & Aid FAQs

Choosing a college can be a complex process. But we’re here to guide you. We’ll answer your questions on a wide range of topics, from academic rigor to campus life to financial aid.

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Wake Forest students

Academic Opportunities

Wake Forest is known for academic rigor – and the opportunities we provide for undergraduate research outside of the classroom.

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First-year students in Bostwick Hall

Living on Campus

More than a dozen residence halls, student apartments, and houses mean on-campus living can be as varied as you’d like throughout your years at Wake.

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Dining on campus

Campus Dining

Dining on campus is about more than the food, but you’ll enjoy that too! Friends, classmates, and professors gather together in our dining halls spread throughout campus.

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The Wake Forest Club Climbing Team and Outdoor Pursuits host a USA Climbing competition at the rock wall in the Wellbeing Center

Outside the Classroom

Your experience at Wake Forest extends beyond the classroom with resources to help you reach your full potential, through wellbeing, personal and career development.

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Wake Forest students dance to raise money for cancer research in the annual Wake N Shake marathon

Pro Humanitate

It’s the lesson we most hope you take away from your years at Wake Forest: Pro Humanitate, our university’s motto, which means “for humanity.”

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