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.
  • Wake Forest University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,760) than Duke University ($57,633).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Wake Forest University.
  • Duke University has more students with 16,606 students while Wake Forest University has 8,401 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 3,958 faculties while Wake Forest University has 1,875 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Wake Forest University and Duke University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Wake Forest UniversityDuke University
Wake Forest Universityvs.Duke University
Winston-Salem, North CarolinaLocationDurham, North Carolina
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$57,633
49% ($35,473)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($45,457)
$35,473Average Amount of Financial Aid$45,457
27.57 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
37.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
-SAT Score1,525
-ACT Score34
88 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate3 %
96 %Retention Rate98 %
8,401Student Population16,606
1,875Number of Faculties3,958
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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