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  • FSU 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 FSU ($18,786).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than FSU.
  • FSU has more students with 41,362 students while Wake Forest University has 8,116 students.
  • FSU has more full-time faculties with 1,448 faculties while Wake Forest University has 600 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Florida State University and Wake Forest University.
FSUvs.Wake Forest University
Tallahassee, FloridaLocationWinston-Salem, North Carolina
Public, 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)
In-State$5,656
Out-Of-State$18,786
Tuition & Fees$53,322
30,161 (91.37%)Number Receiving Financial Aid2,475 (48.51%)
$6,830Average Amount of Financial Aid$35,473
49.19 %Acceptance Rates27.57 %
37.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.43 %
1,275SAT Score-
83ACT Score-
80 %Graduation Rate88 %
7 %Transfer-out Rate-
94 %Retention Rate94 %
41,362Student Population8,116
1,448Number of Faculties600
22 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