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Wake Forest University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Winston-Salem, NC

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$71,606
Tuition and Fees
$57,760
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$2,498
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financial-aid@wfu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 1
Final deadline January 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002978
Free
State Aid Form  
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
601 (44.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
380 (63.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
380 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
380 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$53,585
Need-Based Gift
Received by 360 (94.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $52,729
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 336 (88.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,946
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 325 (85.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
52 (3.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,129

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,916 (36.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,508 (78.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,508 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,508 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$53,115
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,462 (96.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $50,178
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,392 (92.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,716
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 987 (65.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
486 (9.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,288

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
30%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,053
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Local/State Students, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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