The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UVA 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 UVA ($53,626).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than Wake Forest University.
  • UVA has more students with 25,628 students while Wake Forest University has 8,789 students.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 2,484 faculties while Wake Forest University has 1,919 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Virginia-Main Campus and Wake Forest University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UVAWake Forest University
UVAvs.Wake Forest University
Charlottesville, VirginiaLocationWinston-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)
In-State$19,244
Out-Of-State$53,626
Tuition & Fees$59,770
48% ($20,125)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($37,880)
$20,125Average Amount of Financial Aid$37,880
27.35 %Acceptance Rates27.57 %
37.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.43 %
1,440SAT Score-
34ACT Score-
94 %Graduation Rate89 %
3 %Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate95 %
25,628Student Population8,789
2,484Number of Faculties1,919
15 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

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