The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Wake Forest University is a Private (not-for-profit) and NCSU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Wake Forest University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,760) than NCSU ($29,220).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than NCSU.
  • NCSU has more students with 36,042 students while Wake Forest University has 8,789 students.
  • Wake Forest University has more full-time faculties with 1,919 faculties while NCSU has 1,842 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Wake Forest University and North Carolina State University at Raleigh.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Wake Forest UniversityNCSU
Wake Forest Universityvs.NCSU
Winston-Salem, North CarolinaLocationRaleigh, North Carolina
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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
In-State$9,101
Out-Of-State$29,220
48% ($37,880)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($10,175)
$37,880Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,175
27.57 %Acceptance Rates51.36 %
37.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)34.62 %
-SAT Score1,320
-ACT Score30
89 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate94 %
8,789Student Population36,042
1,919Number of Faculties1,842
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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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