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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,706) than Wake Forest University ($59,770).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than Boston College.
  • Boston College has more students with 14,934 students while Wake Forest University has 8,789 students.
  • Wake Forest University has more full-time faculties with 1,919 faculties while Boston College has 882 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
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School 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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$59,770Tuition & Fees$61,706
48% ($37,880)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$37,880Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
27.57 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
37.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
-SAT Score1,475
-ACT Score34
89 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
95 %Retention Rate93 %
8,789Student Population14,934
1,919Number of Faculties882
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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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