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Wake Forest University

Men's MCLA Contact: Brett Hewitt
Profile
Size
7 / 10
5,225 Undergrads / 8,401 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$27,354 Net Price
Selectivity
10 / 10
29% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
96%
Overall Graduation Rate
89%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
85% / 89%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road trips for the team are in the Southeastern region, traveling to schools like Georgia State University, Wofford College, Clemson University, and Vanderbilt University. They also travel to many in-state opponents like Appalachian State University, Elon University, Davidson College, and East Carolina University.

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Location
1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC, 27106, Winston-Salem, NC, 27106 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Greater Denver Area
Where Grads Work
  • Wells Fargo
  • Bank of America
  • EY
  • PwC
  • Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • Deloitte
  • BB&T
  • IBM
  • US Army
  • Accenture
  • KPMG US
  • Merrill Lynch
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • PepsiCo
  • Hanesbrands Inc.
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Sales
  • Research
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Media and Communication
  • Legal
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Healthcare Services
  • Consulting
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Program and Project Management
  • Business Development
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
600 - 700
Math
640 - 740
Total
1320 - 1490
ACT
Composite
28 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 620 - 710 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 12,937 5,565 7,372
% Admitted 29% 33% 27%
% Admits That Enroll 37% 39% 36%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.81
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (25%)
    Business (23%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
    Communication & Journalism (8%)
    Psychology (8%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (5%)
    Physical Sciences (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (2%)
    History (2%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    Education (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Engineering
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $27,354

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$53,322
    Books & Supplies$1,500
    Cost of Living$14,416
    Personal Expenses$2,400
     
    Sticker Price$71,638

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    46% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship38%$41,719
    Federal Grants8%$5,817
    Pell Grants8%$4,625
    Other Federal7%$1,409
    State & Local Grants4%$4,892
    Institutional Grants38%$40,124
     
    Student Loans23%$10,879
    Federal Loans22%$6,784
    Other Loans5%$22,149

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $1.33 Billion $158,226

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,811.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $22,750 $253

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.5%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 941 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $63,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.2 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 85% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 4 4
    Fondling 3 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 18 10
    Motor Vehicle Theft 8 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: STEM-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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