The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,202) than Wake Forest University ($57,760).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than Boston College.
  • Boston College has more students with 14,720 students while Wake Forest University has 8,401 students.
  • Wake Forest University has more full-time faculties with 1,875 faculties while Boston College has 860 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Wake Forest University and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Wake Forest UniversityBoston College
Wake Forest Universityvs.Boston College
Winston-Salem, North CarolinaLocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Private (not-for-profit), 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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$57,760Tuition & Fees$60,202
49% ($35,473)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)45% ($39,582)
$35,473Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,582
27.57 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
37.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
-SAT Score1,420
-ACT Score33
88 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate4 %
96 %Retention Rate95 %
8,401Student Population14,720
1,875Number of Faculties860
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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