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Welcome to the on-line application for the WFU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Please carefully read all instructions throughout the application process. Once an area of study has been selected, you will be given instructions specific to that program. The application will not be successfully submitted unless all required fields are completed.

This application is part of the EMT ApplyYourself Application Network. You will be asked to create a unique PIN and Password so that you can return to work on your application over several sessions. Your information is transmitted through a secured server and is kept confidential until you submit your application. Only after you submit your application will it be available for review by our admissions staff. 

Our online application process is now 100% paperless. All supplemental documents such as your personal statement, CV, writing sample, and unofficial transcripts should be attached to the online application. Instructions are provided throughout the application process. Please note that uploaded documents can not exceed 1500 KB. If your document is larger, please reduce the file size before attaching.

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If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the appropriate Graduate School office on which your program of study is located.

Technical support for the ApplyYourself application system is available on-line and may be found at the top and bottom of your screen once you have logged into the system.

Please remember that you should keep your Profile Email Address up-to-date by clicking on the "Update Profile" button whenever your email changes.  Our email communications to you are sent to your Profile Email Address.



Wake Forest University is committed to diversity, inclusion and the spirit of Pro Humanitate.  In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices and its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status.  Additionally, the University promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.  Inquiries regarding the University's non-discrimination policies should be directed to:  Reynolda Campus - Angela Culler, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources Services and Title IX Coordinator (336) 758-4010; Bowman Gray Campus – Marcel Menendez, Employee Relations Director, Human Resources (336) 716-6028.

For a printable copy of the non-discrimination statement, along with contact information for university personal designated to handle inquiries concerning the application of anti-discrimination laws, please click here.