12Beyond Tuition

 

The student budget below is an estimate of living expenses associated with being a full-time graduate student at Wake Forest.  At Wake Forest, Graduate Business students live off campus.  There are many housing options close to campus and many provide free shuttle bus service. These estimated expenses below include:  books, housing, food, utilities, renter’s insurance, transportation and personal expenses such as cell phone, cable/internet, laundry/dry cleaning, clothing, hair/grooming and recreation. This budget does not consider existing consumer debt.  Minor adjustments may be necessary to fit your individual circumstances.

 

Fall/Spring Semesters

Living Expenses (1) Per Semester
Books $900
Housing $4,230
Food $2,610
Personal $1,800
Transportation $1,559
Loan Origination Fee $73

Summer Semester*

Living Expenses (1) Per Semester
Books $300
Housing $2,820
Food $1,740
Personal $1,200
Transportation $1,172
Loan Origination Fee $73

1. Living expense estimates are based on reasonable cost of living for the Winston-Salem area. A student’s total financial aid package (scholarships, fellowships, and all education loans) cannot total more than the estimated living expenses plus tuition and fees.

* Upon recommendation of the MSA Admission Committee, some students will be required to successfully complete summer prerequisites prior to full admission in the fall term.

 

Cost of Living Comparison

 

Winston-Salem, NC offers a great quality of life along with a low overall cost of living and very affordable housing options. The chart below compares Winston-Salem to other cities across the U.S. in terms of housing expenses and composite cost of living.

 

 

 

Contact Us

If you have specific questions, please contact Linda Higgins, Associate Director of Financial Aid, at 336.758.4424, or Michelle Dalrymple, Financial Aid Officer, at 336.758.4045, or email the Financial Aid Office at sbfinaid@wfu.edu.