Wake Forest University is a highly competitive school and its admissions statistics make Wake Forest University one of the 50 most competitive schools for undergraduate admissions globally. Similar to the trends across all top schools, Wake Forest University acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2019 was one of the most challenging years to be admitted to Wake Forest University ever to date. For the Class of 2019, 13,282 students applied to Wake Forest University of which 3,892 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 29.3%. Overall applications increased by 19.5% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 11,119 to 13,282.
For the Class of 2019, 526 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 1,239, yielding an early acceptance rate of 42.5%. Early applications increased by 12.6% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 1,100 to 1,239.