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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,706) than Wake Forest University ($59,770).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than Boston College.
  • Boston College has more students with 14,934 students while Wake Forest University has 8,789 students.
  • Wake Forest University has more full-time faculties with 1,919 faculties while Boston College has 882 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
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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)
$61,706Tuition & Fees$59,770
48% ($43,028)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($37,880)
$43,028Average Amount of Financial Aid$37,880
32.41 %Acceptance Rates27.57 %
26.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.43 %
1,475SAT Score-
34ACT Score-
92 %Graduation Rate89 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate95 %
14,934Student Population8,789
882Number of Faculties1,919
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 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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