The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Virginia Tech 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 Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than Virginia Tech.
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while Wake Forest University has 8,789 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while Wake Forest University has 1,919 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Wake Forest University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechWake Forest University
Virginia Techvs.Wake Forest University
Blacksburg, 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$14,174
Out-Of-State$33,857
Tuition & Fees$59,770
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($37,880)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$37,880
70.06 %Acceptance Rates27.57 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.43 %
1,310SAT Score-
29ACT Score-
86 %Graduation Rate89 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate95 %
37,024Student Population8,789
2,109Number of Faculties1,919
14 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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