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.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,244) than Wake Forest University ($59,770).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Wake Forest University.
  • Duke University has more students with 16,172 students while Wake Forest University has 8,789 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while Wake Forest University has 1,919 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Wake Forest University and Duke University.
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Wake Forest Universityvs.Duke University
Winston-Salem, North CarolinaLocationDurham, North Carolina
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$60,244
48% ($37,880)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)58% ($48,351)
$37,880Average Amount of Financial Aid$48,351
27.57 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
37.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
-SAT Score1,513
-ACT Score34
90 %Graduation Rate96 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate97 %
8,789Student Population16,172
1,919Number of Faculties4,074
11 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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