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COLLEGE PROFILE

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$60,242
Tuition and Fees
$44,742
Room and Board
$12,000
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$2,400
Payment PlansInstallment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinancial-aid@wfu.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline February 15
Final deadline March 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002978
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional
State Aid Form 

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants556 (45.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need495 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid487 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met433 (88.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met99%
Average Award$34,647
Need-Based Gift
Received by 409 (84.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,846
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 325 (66.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,060
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 241 (49.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift51 (4.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,809
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,146 (45.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,932 (40.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,921 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,287 (67.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met99%
Average Award$32,015
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,789 (93.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,732
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,690 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,206
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,335 (69.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift517 (10.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,702
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
38%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$33,262
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Local/State Students, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Religious Affiliation, Local/State Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.67 4.14 645 627 632 29
Low 2.13 2.00 340 408 380 15
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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