At Wake Forest University 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 University 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 University 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.

Information Regarding Student Laptop Requirements

This information provides Wake Forest University School of Medicine students with information regarding laptops that will work successfully with the school of medicine curriculum. It also informs students about the laptop support that is offered by the Academic Computing support team. 

The Academic Computing support team offers assistance with basic configuration and questions regarding wireless connectivity, WakeHealth accounts, and school of medicine email. The support team is available for assistance from 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday. The Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Health Service Desk offers assistance after hours by calling 336-716-4357 .

The Academic Computing support team offers additional support, such as operating system and warranty hardware repairs, for laptops purchased from the WFSM’s preferred hardware vendor website. Copy and paste link into your web browser.
https://www.insight.com/insightweb/endUser/sharedUser?authKey=Z6LaVXTfIsY%3D%20%5binsight.com%5d

Laptops not purchased through the WFSM preferred vendor will receive support on a best-effort basis. Hardware repairs are not provided for laptop models other than HP or Apple. Academic Computing will provide a list of local repair facilities in Winston-Salem that can be used for those models, or students can contact the vendor directly for support. 

The minimum laptop requirements for best results with the school of medicine curriculum are as follows:

Some application dictate a preferred browser for the optimal experience. Refer to each system's requirements for preferred browser 

A hard drive of 256GB will allow for the installation of all WFSM Applications, this capacity does not account for personal software and file storage 

*** Chromebooks are not supported.