At Wake Forest School of Medicine, our goal is to admit intelligent, diverse, and accomplished learners who possess high professional standards, a love of lifelong learning, and a commitment to serving others. We’re delighted in your interest in joining us in this mission.

How to Apply

The admissions process and cost varies by program. Select a program to learn more.

MD Program

PA Program 

Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA) Program

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Graduate Programs

Joint Degree Programs

International Students

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences or the Academic Nursing Program

Qualified international applicants are welcome to apply to any program of study offered.

MD Program 

Applications for the MD Program are only accepted from U.S. citizens and permanent residents. If the applicant’s undergraduate, premedical recommended course work has been done outside the U.S. or Canada, the applicant must complete some recommended coursework in the United States or Canada prior to applying.

Transfer Students

MD Program

Wake Forest School of Medicine does not accept applicants for transfer or for admission with advanced standing (i.e., transfer students).

Student Finances

The Office of Financial Aid at Wake Forest School of Medicine helps students obtain the resources needed to finance their medical education. We know that deciding how to manage funding for medical school requires careful consideration of your options, and we’re here to help.

Learn more about student finances.

Policies and Technical Standards

Policies for all School of Medicine programs can be found in the Student Handbook (PDF).

Technical standards vary by program. Select a program above to learn more.