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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.
Financial Aid Calendar for 2019-20:
Financial Aid Calendar for 2020-21:
Early Decision Applicants:
November 15, 2019 – Priority filing deadline for FAFSA, CSS Profile Application, and 2018 federal tax documents
Regular Decision Applicants:
January 1, 2020 – Priority filing deadline for FAFSA, CSS Profile Application, and 2018 federal tax documents
Returning Student Applicants:
February 1, 2020 – Priority filing deadline for FAFSA, CSS Profile Application, and 2018 federal tax documents
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
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.
General Contact Info
- 4 Reynolda Hall
- 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.