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  • Clemson University is a Public and Wake Forest University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Wake Forest University has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,322) than Clemson University ($37,128).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than Clemson University.
  • Clemson University has more students with 24,387 students while Wake Forest University has 8,116 students.
  • Clemson University has more full-time faculties with 1,248 faculties while Wake Forest University has 600 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Clemson University and Wake Forest University.
Clemson Universityvs.Wake Forest University
Clemson, South CarolinaLocationWinston-Salem, North Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$15,374
Out-Of-State$37,128
Tuition & Fees$53,322
15,037 (77.50%)Number Receiving Financial Aid2,475 (48.51%)
$8,551Average Amount of Financial Aid$35,473
47.18 %Acceptance Rates27.57 %
29.48 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.43 %
1,310SAT Score-
89ACT Score-
82 %Graduation Rate88 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate94 %
24,387Student Population8,116
1,248Number of Faculties600
16 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services