Last Updated on August 12, 2023 by Oluwajuwon Alvina
We may be just what you’re looking for. Wake Forest welcomes the submission of applications from transfer students, and the number of transfer students admitted varies from semester to semester depending on the current enrollment. Traditionally, more students are admitted for the fall semester than the spring semester.
A student who has graduated from high school and then taken any college coursework must apply as a transfer applicant to Wake Forest. An applicant for admission who has attended another college must have an overall average of at least C on all college work attempted and must either be a graduate of a standard junior college or furnish a certificate of honorable dismissal stating eligibility in all respects to enter the last college attended.
Transfer students, excluding international students, are eligible for all Wake Forest need-based financial aid programs. There are no available merit-based scholarships for transfer students. For information on our need-based financial aid programs, visit our financial aid website.
International students should review information found on our International Applicants page for additional information and instructions.
- Spring 2022 Term: Applications due November 1, 2021
- Decisions released by mid-December
- Fall 2022 Term: Applications due March 15, 2022
- Decisions released by mid-May
Important transfer admission information
- Wake Forest University transfer credit policy
- I’m ready to apply
Applying to transfer to Wake Forest University
Each of the following items must be submitted in order for your application to be considered:
- $85 application fee (non-refundable)
- College transcripts from all colleges attended
- Dean’s Statement for Transfer Students [PDF] from each college attended; the Common Application “Transfer College Report” form may also be used to verify your academic standing
- Final high school transcript
- TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo (International students only)
NOTE: Submission of standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) is optional.
We do not offer interviews to transfer applicants.
Seeking a second undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University
Students desiring a second undergraduate degree must apply to transfer to Wake Forest University. You must still complete all degree requirements (including all basic and divisional requirements) prior to earning your second degree. In order to graduate from Wake Forest, you must complete at least half of your degree and half of your major and minor (if applicable) at Wake Forest.
Submit all materials to:
PO Box 7305
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7305
Seeking Unclassified Student status at Wake Forest University (non-degree seeking)
Individuals desiring to continue their education as non-degree seeking students may take courses at Wake Forest. Only students who have already earned an undergraduate degree will be considered. The following items must be submitted in order for your application to be considered:
- Completed Unclassified Student Application [PDF]
- Final college transcript (must state degree earned and date of graduation)
- Dean’s Statement for Transfer Students [PDF] from the college or university of graduation
- $85 application fee (non-refundable)
Wake Forest University
Winston Salem, North Carolina
- Private4 year
- 4,815Full + Part time Students
- 1:11Faculty to Student Ratio
- 1%Transfer Student Ratio
- $31.8KAvg. Financial Aid
Wake Forest values the liberal arts tradition and believes every student should acquire background in the full range of the arts and sciences. The undergraduate faculties offer a four-year program leading to the BA degree in anthropology, art history, chemistry, Chinese, classical studies, communication, economics, education, English, French, German, Greek, history, Japanese, Latin, music performance, music history/theory/composition, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, Russian, sociology, Spanish, studio art, and theatre. Study leading to the BS degree is offered in accountancy, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, education, health and exercise science, finance, math business/economics, math, and physicsWill my credits transfer?Request More Information
|Books and Supplies||$1,100|
|Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid||35%|
|Federal Loans: Average amount received||$7,132|
|Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid||59%|
|Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received||$24,633|
Scholarships and Financial Aid:Transfer students are eligible for all Wake Forest need-based financial aid programs. There are no available merit-based scholarships for transfer students. For information on our need-based financial aid programs, visit our financial aid web site.
Information for Transfer In Students
Accepts Transfers:We welcome the submission of applications from transfer students. The number of students admitted varies from semester to semester depending on the current enrollment. Traditionally, more students are admitted for the fall semester than the spring.
Transfer Applications Received:Fall: 367Transfer Applications Accepted:Fall: 98Percentage Accepted:Fall: 27%Transfer Applicants Enrolled:Fall: 53Transfer Agreements:Wake Forest does not maintain articulation agreements with any other college or university – all decisions are made by the chair of the department where credit is being requested as to whether a course will transfer.
Transfer Application Requirements
Minimum GPA:An applicant for admission who has attended another college must have an overall average of at least C on all college work attempted and must either be a graduate of a standard junior college or furnish a certificate of honorable dismissal stating eligibility in all respects to enter the last college attended.Official Transcripts:Your final high school transcript, as well as official transcripts from all previously attended postsecondary institutions, are required.SAT Scores:The submission of standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) is optional.Letters of Recommendation:A Dean’s Statement for Transfer Students from each college attended (form included in application) is required.Essay:An essay and several short answer questions are required with your application.Application Fee:There is a non-refundable $50 application fee.Interview:We strongly encourage all applicants to schedule an on-campus interview. On-campus interviews are available by appointment only beginning June 1.Other Requirements:Several Wake Forest departments do NOT accept transfer work from a 2-year community or junior college. You can direct inquiries about this to the appropriate department.Apply Here:http://admissions.wfu.edu/apply/transfer.php
Transfer Credit Policy
Minimum Grade:In all cases a student must have earned a grade of “C” or better in order to transfer a course (a “C-” is not transferable).Credits (Min/Max):There are limits to the amount of transfer work you can bring into the major. Of the 120 hours required for graduation, at least 60 must be earned in Wake Forest Programs.Transfer Policy Document:Wake Forest University Transfer Credit Policy.pdf
International Scholarships at Wake Forest University, USA
Get your degree in the USA! Wake Forest University is accepting applications for the International Scholarships programme to provide financial support for students for the academic year 2021-2022.The scholarship programme aims to support overseas students who are going to take part in the undergraduate degree programme at the university.
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Wake Forest University is a private research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Founded in 1834, the university received its name from its original location in Wake Forest, north of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Why study at Wake Forest University? As a student, your experience at Wake Forest extends beyond the classroom with resources to help you reach your full potential, through wellbeing, personal and career development.
Application Deadline: Open
- University or Organization: Wake Forest University
- Department: NA
- Course Level: Undergraduate
- Award: Full-cost
- Number of Awards: Number of awards
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in the USA
- Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world
- Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in any subject offered by the university
- Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
- International students are eligible for most merit-based scholarships, including a number of our full-cost awards
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Applicants have to enrol in the undergraduate degree programme at the university. The regular application also serves as a scholarship application, so there is no separate form to complete.
- Supporting Documents: Certified transcripts are required from each secondary school, college or university attended. A record of at least four years of schooling is needed in order to evaluate the application
- Admission Requirements: Students that get into Wake Forest have an average SAT score between 1270-1410 or an average ACT score of 28-32.
- Language Requirement: All international students whose first language is not English are required to submit a TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo score.
Wake Forest University will provide full-cost for overseas students to complete their studies in the USA.