Graduate Programs Overview

Wake Forest University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $39,216 in average for all students.

It offers fifty-three graduate programs: 34 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 4 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 957 students have been conferred Master's degree and 300 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWake Forest University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC
Graduate School Students3,208 students
454 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$39,216
Student to Faculty10:1 (10.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 53 Graduate Programs
34 Master's, 4 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Wake Forest University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $39,216 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,510.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$38,650
Fees$566
Cost per Credit$1,510
Books & Supplies$1,500
Room & Board$15,520 (On-Campus) / $15,520 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,498 (On-Campus) / $2,498 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$58,734
Off-Campus Total$58,734
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$38,010$39,140$39,176$39,200$39,216

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Wake Forest University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 175 major areas - 33 Master's , 13 Doctorate , 3 Post-Bachelor'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total9573001-
Men397138--
Women5601621-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Legal Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Engineering
Legal Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Engineering
Legal Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 8,495 students enrolled in Wake Forest University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,208 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,395 male and 1,813 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,696 full-time and 512 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 454 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 81 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,208
Men Students1,395
Women Students1,813
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,208
Full-time Students2,696
Part-time Students512
By race/ethnicity 2,002 White, 326 Black, and 210 Asian students are attending at Wake Forest University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total3,208
American Indian /
Native American
14
Asian210
Black326
Hispanic192
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
3
White2,002
Two or more races56
Un-Known99
16 students are younger than 22 and 278 students are older than 65. The school has 2,333 students aged between 22 and 30 and 581 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,208
21 & Under16
22-241,102
25-291,231
30-34379
35-39202
40 & Over278
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Wake Forest University, 454 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 81 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,208
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses454
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses81
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,673
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses454
North Carolina Resident241
Other State In U.S.212
Outside of U.S.1



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