The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,202) than Wake Forest University ($57,760).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than Boston College.
  • Boston College has more students with 14,720 students while Wake Forest University has 8,401 students.
  • Wake Forest University has more full-time faculties with 1,875 faculties while Boston College has 860 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boston College and Wake Forest University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Boston CollegeWake Forest University
Boston Collegevs.Wake Forest University
Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsLocationWinston-Salem, North Carolina
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$60,202Tuition & Fees$57,760
45% ($39,582)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)49% ($35,473)
$39,582Average Amount of Financial Aid$35,473
32.41 %Acceptance Rates27.57 %
26.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.43 %
1,420SAT Score-
33ACT Score-
94 %Graduation Rate88 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate96 %
14,720Student Population8,401
860Number of Faculties1,875
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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