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Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)


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Wake Forest University is ranked 24 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 79 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 45%
Applicants who took ACT 41%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+24%
600-69951%
600+75%

SAT Math Score

700+43%
600-69944%
600+87%

ACT Score

30-3659%
24-2933%
24+93%

Students applied11,119
Students admitted3,826
Admission rate34%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate83%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,120
Fees$562
Room and board$12,996
Estimated book expense$1,400
Total cost$62,078

Cost after need-based aid$26,527
Cost after non-need-based aid$46,023

Average debt at graduation$34,745

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$61,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met99%
Average need-based aid$35,551
Average non-need-based aid$16,055

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,867

Full-Time

Men2,271
Women2,533

Part-Time

Men39
Women24

Freshmen retained94%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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