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Wake Forest University (NC): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Private8,401 StudentsIn State: $75,070/yrOut of state: $75,070/yr

Wake Forest University offers 4% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $28,107. Wake Forest University is a private college located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Its student population is 8,401. It is a four-year, medium, highly residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 29%. Wake Forest University 4 year graduation rate is 84% .


Merit Aid Stats For Wake Forest University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$28,107

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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$5,817

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 29%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.8
  • Avg. ACT 31
  • Avg. SAT 1390
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
Above $60000 NY 4 0 33 Regular Decision $76616 $16450 $0 $60166 $2185 $3315 $2000
Below $15,000 GA 3.8 1540 0 Regular Decision $64478 $0 $0 $64478 $0 $0 $0
$30001 to $35001 NC 4 1350 32 Regular Decision $74000 $47750 Yes $0 $26250 $0 $5500 $0
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Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Wake Forest University $75,070 4% $28,107 29%
Lafayette College $72,266 5% $29,253 29%
Spelman College $54,310 4% $27,973 39%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Wake Forest University $75,070 4% $28,107 29%
Daytona State College $41,540 n/a * n/a * 0%
University Of New Orleans $30,205 n/a * n/a * 57%
University Of North Carolina At Charlotte $36,059 4% $8,072 67%
Belmont Abbey College $32,955 n/a * n/a * 80%
Bethune Cookman University $30,116 n/a * n/a * 0%
Florida Atlantic University $40,999 8% $3,648 59%
University Of Central Arkansas $30,713 n/a * n/a * 91%
Florida Memorial University $28,352 n/a * n/a * 33%
Bethel University $32,028 n/a * n/a * 66%
Tusculum College $41,630 n/a * n/a * 66%
Florida Southwestern State College $26,214 n/a * n/a * 0%
Louisiana State University Shreveport $21,589 n/a * n/a * 87%
Dillard University $23,078 n/a * n/a * 61%
Warren Wilson College $52,504 n/a * n/a * 86%
Broward College $12,692 n/a * n/a * 0%
James Madison University $44,568 3% $7,114 71%
Millsaps College $58,474 n/a * n/a * 59%
University Of The Ozarks $32,630 n/a * n/a * 52%
Point University $29,185 n/a * n/a * 53%
Union University $55,140 n/a * n/a * 57%
Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Wake Forest University 29 $114,800
University Of California San Diego 30 $123,700
Washington And Lee University 21 $123,200
Bucknell University 33 $122,900
Lafayette College 29 $122,500
New Mexico Institute Of Mining And Technology 23 $120,400
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo 30 $119,500
Villanova University 29 $119,500
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Wake Forest University 29 $75,070
Case Western Reserve University 29 $69,638
University Of Richmond 30 $69,750
Grinnell College 24 $70,346
Davis & Elkins College 37 $70,627
University Of Miami 32 $70,906
California Institute Of The Arts 23 $71,240
Lehigh University 22 $71,465
Emerson College 36 $71,682
College Of The Holy Cross 38 $71,710
Lafayette College 29 $72,266
Rhode Island School Of Design 24 $72,780
Hamilton College 21 $72,890
Villanova University 29 $73,124
Babson College 24 $73,178
Washington And Lee University 21 $73,900
Bryn Mawr College 34 $73,990
Skidmore College 27 $74,140
Carleton College 20 $74,276
Kenyon College 36 $74,540
Connecticut College 38 $74,590
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Wake Forest University 29 84%
University Of Virginia Main Campus 26 88%
Colgate University 25 88%
Boston College 28 88%
Villanova University 29 87%
Bucknell University 33 86%
Lafayette College 29 86%
Kenyon College 36 86%
College Of William And Mary 37 85%
Vassar College 25 85%
Skidmore College 27 84%
Grinnell College 24 84%
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill 23 84%
Brandeis University 31 83%
Scripps College 24 83%
Denison University 34 83%
University Of Richmond 30 83%
Smith College 31 82%
New York University 20 82%
Wellesley College 20 81%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Wake Forest University 4% $28,107
Lafayette College 5% $29,253
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