The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • NCSU is a public and Wake Forest University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Wake Forest University has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,770) than NCSU ($29,916).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than NCSU.
  • NCSU has more students with 36,831 students while Wake Forest University has 8,947 students.
  • Wake Forest University has more full-time faculties with 1,919 faculties while NCSU has 1,842 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Wake Forest University.
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NCSUWake Forest University
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NCSUvs.Wake Forest University
Raleigh, North CarolinaLocationWinston-Salem, North Carolina
four-years, publicSchool 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)
Tuition & Fees$59,770
63% ($8,951)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)40% ($46,814)
$8,951Average Amount of Financial Aid$46,814
51.36 %Acceptance Rates27.57 %
34.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.43 %
1,355SAT Score-
30ACT Score-
84 %Graduation Rate90 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
94 %Retention Rate94 %
36,831Student Population8,947
1,842Number of Faculties1,919
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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