Tuition & Financial Support

The Liberal Arts Studies M.A. Program seeks to do everything possible to enable admitted students to enroll. You are encouraged to explore all avenues of financial support, including Federal Financial Aid, assistance from your employer, student loans, as well as scholarships offered by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.


For the most up-to-date information on tuition and costs, you can view the Graduate School tuition rate on their cost and financial aid page.


For general Graduate School financial aid information and questions, please email

Full-time student applicants will be considered for a Liberal Arts Studies Scholarship covering 40% of tuition. Scholarships are based on academic qualifications as well as the applicant’s commitment to complete the M.A. degree as evidenced in the application or on continuing academic performance in the program.

Scholarships are renewed annually based on the recipient continuing in good academic standing according to the Graduate School guidelines. Scholarships are also available for summer school courses, which have a reduced tuition rate.

Applicants who are residents of the local Forsyth County and Triad area and wish to study part-time in the Liberal Arts Studies program receive a Community Scholars Scholarship. This financial support covers 66% of the tuition cost per credit hour.

Tuition Concessions

Wake Forest University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center employees receive a tuition concession for courses taken in the University. Please consult the respective Human Resources departments for current policies on this concession.

Additional Costs

No additional aid is provided for the purchase of books or other course materials; fees; or living expenses. For an estimate of these expenses, please see the Office of Student Financial Aid website.


If you have questions about the Liberal Arts Studies M.A. program, please contact us so we can help you!

April Strader Bullin
Program Assistant
Liberal Arts Studies M.A./Lifelong Learning