Wake Forest School of Medicine
Founded in 1902, Wake Forest School of Medicine is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Winston-Salem, NC. It is the graduate medical school at Wake Forest University. Wake Forest School of Medicine is ranked 38th in Best Medical Schools. The following statements briefly introduce Wake Forest School of Medicine along with key academic facts.
- The average MCAT Score of enrolled students at Wake Forest School of Medicine is 513 - the average MCAT score of U.S. medical schools is 511.
- The average GPA of enrolled students at Wake Forest School of Medicine is 3.67 - the average GPA score of U.S. medical schools is 3.75.
- The 2023 medical school tuition at Wake Forest School of Medicine is $63,647 - the average medical school tuition is $61,378.
- The acceptance rate* at Wake Forest School of Medicine is 1.33% - the average acceptance rate of U.S. medical school is 6.30%.
- Total 599 medical school students have enrolled to Wake Forest School of Medicine for academic year 2020-2021.
2023 Wake Forest School of Medicine Tuition & Fees
The 2023 tuition at Wake Forest School of Medicine is $63,647. Wake Forest School of Medicine's tuition is 1.19% higher than average tuition of U.S. medical schools and 4.6% lower than average tuition of North Carolina medical schools.
The medical school tuition differs and more expensive than the regular undergraduate and graduate programs. The average undergraduate program tuition & fees at Wake Forest University is $59,770. The average graduate schools tuition & fees other than medical school is $39,240.
The average living costs including room & board and transportation costs is $22,250 and the personal miscellaneous expenses is $1,920.
|Wake Forest School of Medicine Tuition & Fees||$63,647|
|U.S. Private Medical School Average||$62,900|
|North Carolina Private Medical School Average||$66,702|
|Books & Supplies||$1,700|
4-Yeras MD Program Total Costs
The tuition for MD program varies by medical years depending on mandatory fees and required course works. The estimated COA (cost of attendance) for the standard four(4) years MD program at Wake Forest School of Medicine is $358,881 based on the current tuition rate. The COA includes the costs for tuition & fees, room & board, transportation, books & supplies, and other personal miscellaneous expenses. The next table summarizes medical school costs for four(4) years by year and cost item.
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4||4 Years Estimation|
|Tuition & Fees||$63,647||$62,425||$62,425||$61,200||$249,697|
|Room & Board / transportation||$22,250||$22,250||$26,700||$24,475||$95,675|
|Books & Supplies||$1,700||$1,180||$1,202||$1,171||$5,253|
MCAT & GPA Scores
The average MCAT score of enrolled students at Wake Forest School of Medicine is 513. Compared to the average MCAT of all medical schools, the MCAT score of Wake Forest School of Medicine is around average of U.S. medical schools (the average score is 512).
The average GPA is 3.67 and it is around average compared to other medical schools (the average GPA is 3.73).
|MCAT - Wake Forest School of Medicine||513|
|U.S. Medical Schools||512|
|North Carolina Medical Schools||513|
|GPA - Wake Forest School of Medicine||3.67|
|U.S. Medical Schools||3.73|
|North Carolina Medical Schools||3.72|
Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2022 acceptance rate at Wake Forest School of Medicine is 1.33% where 10,863 applicants have applied to and 145 students have accepted and finally enrolled to school. The acceptance rate at Wake Forest School of Medicine is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other medical schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 3.52%). Note that the acceptance rate means the percentage of applicants who are accepted and enrolled (not just accepted).
|North Carolina||Other State||Men||Women|
|U.S. Medical Schools||3.52%||10.29%||1.04%||3.48%||3.56%|
|North Carolina Medical Schools||3.18%||7.11%||0.68%||2.82%||3.49%|
New Students and Total Enrollment
For the academic year 2021-2022, total 145 first-time students have enrolled in Wake Forest School of Medicine.By residency, 29.7% of new students is North Carolina residents and 70.3% of enrolled students from other States. By gender, 62.8% of enrolled students is women and 37.2% is men students.
A total of 599 students have enrolled to Wake Forest School of Medicine. By gender, there are 289 male and 310 female students at Wake Forest School of Medicine.