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.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,244) than Wake Forest University ($59,770).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Wake Forest University.
  • Duke University has more students with 16,172 students while Wake Forest University has 8,789 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while Wake Forest University has 1,919 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and Wake Forest University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Duke UniversityWake Forest University
Duke Universityvs.Wake Forest University
Durham, North CarolinaLocationWinston-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)
$60,244Tuition & Fees$59,770
58% ($48,351)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($37,880)
$48,351Average Amount of Financial Aid$37,880
9.86 %Acceptance Rates27.57 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.43 %
1,513SAT Score-
34ACT Score-
96 %Graduation Rate89 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate95 %
16,172Student Population8,789
4,074Number of Faculties1,919
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
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

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