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  • NCSU 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 ($55,440) than NCSU ($29,220).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than NCSU.
  • NCSU has more students with 35,479 students while Wake Forest University has 8,401 students.
  • Wake Forest University has more full-time faculties with 1,875 faculties while NCSU has 1,753 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Wake Forest University.
NCSUvs.Wake Forest University
Raleigh, North CarolinaLocationWinston-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$9,101
Out-Of-State$29,220
Tuition & Fees$55,440
54 (0.21%)Number Receiving Financial Aid49 (0.94%)
$10,097Average Amount of Financial Aid$35,473
51.36 %Acceptance Rates27.57 %
34.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.43 %
1,320SAT Score-
86ACT Score-
81 %Graduation Rate89 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate-
94 %Retention Rate96 %
35,479Student Population8,401
1,753Number of Faculties1,875
14 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
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services