|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,810 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Wake Forest University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 14,006 applications and only 4,249 students were granted admission. Wake Forest University is at the #28 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Wake Forest University's tuition was $48,746 for all students regardless of residency (81.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 47% of Wake Forest University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 10% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,406 (which is 0.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wake Forest University in 2016-2017, was 313, which is 24% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,637 (which is 12.6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Wake Forest University has enrolled a total of 7,968 students (7,528 students full-time and 440 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,968 students, 27 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and 4,955 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,013 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 293 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 9%
Black/African American: 8%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Wake Forest University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||44%||2,035|
|Legal Professions And Studies||13%||612|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||13%||612|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||3%||120|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||81|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||2%||70|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||54|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Wake Forest University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Wake Forest University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $47,700. Last year, out of the total 585 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 544 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 717 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 667 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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