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Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #380 (QS) Winston-Salem, NC, United States
As one of the newest undergraduate engineering programs in the nation, the Engineering program at Wake Forest University  is a unique opportunity to design the entire bachelor experience in a holistic and innovative manner.
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As a program, we celebrate our values of Empowerment, Integrity, Inclusion, Compassion, Growth, and Joy. These values inform and influence every aspect of who we are, what we do, and how we do it, from our classroom environment to our undergraduate program to our expectations for how we treat each other. Embracing our values is central to delivering our B.S. Engineering curriculum at Wake Forest University and the culture that we have cultivated within our Wake Engineering community.

WE have engaged partners from across the liberal arts disciplines, and institutions around the country, to develop a curriculum that is authentically grounded in the engineering fundamentals and Wake Forest University’s exceptional liberal arts tradition.

WE are confidently on the path toward ABET accreditation, although our target for program success goes far beyond. We welcome your interest in our journey, and your support of our program, in whatever collaboration makes us both stronger. We also welcome you into our Wake Engineering community.


Our vision is to cultivate graduates who are true liberal arts engineers, embodying the Renaissance mindset. Our liberal arts engineers are:

  • Leaders and agents of change
  • Active seekers and creators of knowledge
  • Empowered with the engineering fundamentals and the breadth of an exceptional liberal arts education
  • Adaptive experts
  • Innovators who embrace inclusion, diversity, and equity

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • A minimum of 30 semester credit hours of a combination of college-level mathematics and basic sciences with experimental experience,
  • A minimum of 45 semester credit hours of engineering topics consisting of engineering sciences and engineering design and utilizing modern engineering tools §
  • A broad education component that complements the technical content of the curriculum, and

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • International student applicants are required to submit a $65 application fee.
  • Certified transcripts are required from each secondary school, college or university attended. A record of at least four years of schooling is needed in order to evaluate the application. 
  • All international students whose first language is not English are required to submit either a TOEFL or an IELTS score. The official score reports should be sent directly to Wake Forest from the testing institutions.
  • Wake Forest does not require applicants to submit an SAT or ACT score in the admissions application. If submitting scores, score reports must be sent directly from the testing organizations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Winston-Salem

  • 864 - 1410 USD/month
    Living Costs

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