Creating an Affordable Wake Forest

The mission of Student Financial Aid is to provide the financial resources needed for enrollment by a socio-economically, ethnically and geographically diverse student body. We are committed to helping students with an appetite for rigorous work and a dynamic community, as well as the ability to intellectually challenge our teacher-scholars and each other.

We work to make it financially possible for students who are committed to philanthropy, service, friendliness, honor, and living Pro Humanitate to enroll at Wake Forest.

Dates and Deadlines

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Merit Based Scholarships

Wake Forest offers a limited number of merit based scholarships.  These scholarships, among the highest  honors given to WFU students, are renewable for up to 4 years, subject to satisfactory academic, extracurricular, and civic performance

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Need-Based Aid

Most financial aid at Wake Forest is determined on the basis of a family’s demonstrated financial need.  Access to federal and institutional need-based aid applications can be found in this section.

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General Contact Info

Office Location

  • 4 Reynolda Hall

Mailing Address

  • Office of Student Financial Aid, P.O. Box 7246, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7246


  • Refer to Financial Aid Contact Info (Schools)



  • 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday – Friday

Financial Aid Contact Info (Schools)

Complete contact info for each School can be found on our contact page.


Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, School of Divinity

School of Law

School of Business

School of Medicine