Wake Forest University School of Law

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Wake Forest University School of Law, established in 1894, is located in Winston-Salem, a culturally rich mid-sized city in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina. The law school is conveniently located on the beautiful 135-acre campus of Wake Forest University. Over 70% of students are from out-of-state. Wake Forest Law has been recognized for its legal research and writing program which is ranked consistently among the top in the nation.

First-year class sizes are smaller than many other top-tier law schools in the nation, with approximately 40 students in each section and 20 students in first-year Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research sections. Our faculty will call you by name, invite you to their homes, join you for lunch, and encourage your involvement in research and community service. Because giving back to the community is paramount to your growth as a person and a lawyer, the heart of our approach is to help you become fine citizen lawyers.

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Student Life

Tuition and Aid

All applicants are considered for both merit-based scholarships.

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Admission Decisions: Beyond the Numbers

First-year Juris Doctor students are admitted only in the fall semester for full-time study. The applicant’s file must be complete for consideration. The application opens in early fall. Applying early is encouraged as the cycle becomes more competitive as time goes on. 

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Admitted Applicant Profile

25-75% UGPA Range at Wake Forest:

3.62 to 3.91

2.00
2.58
3.16
3.74
4.33

25-75% LSAT Score Range at Wake Forest:

158 to 165

120
135
150
165
180

25-75% UGPA Range at Wake Forest:

3.62 to 3.91

2.00
2.58
3.16
3.74
4.33

25-75% LSAT Score Range at Wake Forest:

158 to 165

120
135
150
165
180

25-75% UGPA Range at Wake Forest:

3.62 to 3.91

2.00
2.58
3.16
3.74
4.33

25-75% LSAT Score Range at Wake Forest:

158 to 165

120
135
150
165
180

Contact Information

P.O. Box 7206,
Winston-Salem, NC 27109,
United States