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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. 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.

Materials 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.

Arts and Sciences (Reynolda Campus) Programs for Spring 2023 applications use the link below:


Arts & Sciences (Reynolda Campus) Programs for Summer and Fall 2023 applications use the link below:

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please review the Admissions Checklist or contact the appropriate Graduate School Office for the program you are applying to.

For more information on applying to one of Wake Forest’s Biomedical Graduate Programs, visit the How to Apply page on the School of Medicine website.

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: Tanya Jachimiak, Title IX Coordinator (336) 758-7258 or (336) 716-9089.