Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis throughout the admissions season. We do our very best to provide you with a decision in a reasonable amount of time; however, while some applicants will receive an immediate decision, other applications may be held for further review.

How to Apply

  1. Take the LSAT
  2. Register with the LSAC Credential Assembly Service (CAS)
  3. Complete the online application


All deposits are non-refundable.

Pay Deposit Electronically

  1. Enter your WFU Student ID number* below and click 'Go'
  2. Choose the 'WFU Tuition Deposit' box

* WFU Student ID number emailed before first deposit deadline

Pay Deposit by Mail

Please make checks payable to Wake Forest University and mail them to:

Wake Forest School of Law
JD Admissions
Box 7206
Winston-Salem, NC 27109


  Application Deadline

March 15, 2018

  First Enrollment Deposit

April 9, 2018

  Final Enrollment Deposit

June 1, 2018

Application Status

You can track the status of your application using the applicant status checker.

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Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year for Juris Doctor students is $44,470. Below you will find an annual budget for total cost of attendance.

Expenses Billed to Student Account
Tuition $44,470
Technology Fee $250
Health Services Fee $390
Total Billed Expenses $45,110
Estimated Additional Expenses
Books and Supplies $1,600
Food $3,200
Personal Expenses $5,520
Housing and Utilities $9,000
Stafford Loan Fee $220
Transportation $2,700
Total Estimated Additional Expenses $22,240
Total Estimated Budget $67,350

Paying for Your Degree

Wake Forest School of Law will help you invest in your future.

  • We automatically consider you for scholarships
  • More than half of our students receive scholarship awards
  • We participate in GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program for veterans and their families

Winston-Salem also offers a low cost of living.

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