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At Wake Divinity each student is a valuable member of a community committed to the work of Justice, Reconciliation, and Compassion.

How to Apply

All applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by the priority decision deadline to be given full consideration for financial aid, including the Wake Divinity Scholars Visit. Following the regular decision deadline, applications will be considered on a rolling basis while openings remain. No applications will be accepted after July 1.

Important Dates for Master of Divinity (MDiv) Admissions:

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Spring Decision:

November 1

Application Fee:$75 

Decision: rolling admission 

Scholarship Offer: received upon admission 

Enrollment Term: Spring 2024

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Priority Decision:

December 1

Application Fee: $75

Decision: released by December 30

Scholarship Offer: received by February 15

Enrollment Term: Fall 2024

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Regular Decision:

May 15

Application Fee: $75 

Decision: rolling basis

Scholarship Offer: received with admissions decision

Enrollment Term: Fall 2024

Important Dates for Doctor of Ministry (DMin) Admissions:

The DMin program only enrolls students each fall and has the same priority and regular decision deadlines as outlined above.

Visit the Doctor of Ministry Page for full details.

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Each individual call to religious leadership is unique. At the School of Divinity faculty, staff, local mentors, and the diverse student body will help you explore your understandings of God, God’s hopes for the world, and how to put God’s hopes and your faith into action.

The Wake Div Experience

Our commitment to You begins before day 1. The Wake Div Experience outlines four pillars that we are committed to providing each student in their theological education journey. 

“Our holistic admissions process takes the full person into consideration. God has called your full and authentic self to become an agent of justice, reconciliation, and compassion. We invite you to bring that full and authentic self to our application process”

Brittani Hunt, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Student Services

The personal attention you deserve.

Have questions about admissions, our programs, academic support, spiritual life, or community life? Our admissions and student services team is ready to make sure you are able to get the most out of your academic and professional formation. Connect with us to discuss what sets Wake Forest apart and how you can benefit from our dynamic theological environment.

Meet Our Team

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

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Doctor of Ministry (DMin) 

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Regular Mail:
Wake Forest University School of Divinity
PO Box 7719
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Express Mail (UPS, FedEx, etc.)
Wake Forest University School of Divinity
1834 Wake Forest Road
Wingate Hall 108
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Want to speak to us directly or send a fax?

Phone: 336.758.3748
Fax: 336.758.3225