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 2023 was one of the most challenging years to be admitted to Wake Forest University ever to date. For the Class of 2023, 12,500 students applied to Wake Forest University of which 3,625 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 29%. Overall applications decreased by 3.1% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 12,900 to 12,500.