Wake Forest University School of Law

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Wake Forest University School of Law

Class of 2018 - Snapshot 2197 Completed Applications 746 Offers 34% Acceptance Rate 178 Enrolled The formal study of law has been part of Wake Forest since 1894. Over the years, Wake Forest has evolved as a small Baptist college for men located just north of Raleigh, North Carolina, to an independent, multi-dimensional, nationally recognized university located in Winston-Salem. Wake Forest Law has grown along with and at times led the development of the institution of which it is a part. The law school, which has worked to meet the needs of a changing legal profession as well as the changing needs of students, continues to be a leader in legal education.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.wfu.edu/
Address: 1834 Wake Forest Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Admission Phone: (336) 758-5437
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students506
Student-faculty ratio12:1
Tuition $44,220 per year (full-time, in-state)
$44,220 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$21,912
Founded In1936
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/15/19
Full-time program application fee$ 75
Financial Aid Deadline03/15/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Wake Forest University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Wake Forest University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Ballesc 161 A 2.85

Accepted

Yes 01/10/19 - 02/07/19 2 months ago
browjn14 162 A 3.10

Accepted

10/28/17 10/28/17 12/12/02 one year ago
Michaelscat 165 A 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
Omeadows115 166 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
marisab4 150 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Lunsfordnb 164 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
poop1234321 172 A 1.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
RStreetja 157 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ariannacraver 160 P 3.61

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Mbeatty142 161 P 3.19

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Bailey22 156 A 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
KatelynLaws 155 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Cward41 163 P 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
WahooMike 158 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Chris 158 P 3.77

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
hkobus 131 A 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
bryanhdez96 160 P 3.10

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
fowlas13 154 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

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Rossme2 150 P 3.42

Interested In Applying

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haleyesmith15 170 P 3.33

Interested In Applying

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CluUF 151 A 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
teakogun 165 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
aro 160 A 3.56

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
dr3aming4chang3 162 A 2.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
bryce2762 150 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
LizYoder 154 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
jessebarrad 164 A 3.55

Pending

11/30/16 11/30/16 - 2 years ago
gthoma37 164 A 3.50

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
Marisakpayne 155 A 3.43

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/30/16 09/30/16 - 2 years ago
amayberry 157 A 3.70

Pending

- - - 3 years ago
alclem 149 A 3.00

Pending

- - - 3 years ago
williamjones 148 A 2.20

Rejected

- - - 2 months ago
mv93 162 A 2.70

Waitlisted

- - - 10 months ago
mjgonzalez7172 156 A 3.48

Waitlisted

03/02/17 03/03/17 03/13/17 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants17691769
Number of Offers820820
Number of Matriculants152152
75% GPA3.753.75
Median GPA3.653.65
25% GPA3.373.37
75% LSAT163163
Median LSAT161161
25% LSAT156156
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students490
Total Students Receiving Grants495
% of Students Receiving Grants101
75% Grant Amount$32,000
Median Grant Amount$22,000
25% Grants Amount$10,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (50)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (42)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (8)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (115)
  • Hispanics (13)
  • Black or African American (14)
  • Asian (5)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (0)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (5)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (0)


  • Total Women% (50)
  • Total Men% (49)
Wake Forest University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 151 92.72%
2016 169 88.76%
2015 136 94.12%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (98)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (17)
  • Employed Other (15)
  • Unemployed (14)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (4)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association