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 UVA is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Wake Forest University has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,770) than UVA ($53,626).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than Wake Forest University.
  • UVA has more students with 25,628 students while Wake Forest University has 8,789 students.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 2,484 faculties while Wake Forest University has 1,919 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Wake Forest University and University of Virginia-Main Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Wake Forest UniversityUVA
Wake Forest Universityvs.UVA
Winston-Salem, North CarolinaLocationCharlottesville, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
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
In-State$19,244
Out-Of-State$53,626
48% ($37,880)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($20,125)
$37,880Average Amount of Financial Aid$20,125
27.57 %Acceptance Rates27.35 %
37.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.66 %
-SAT Score1,440
-ACT Score34
89 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate3 %
95 %Retention Rate97 %
8,789Student Population25,628
1,919Number of Faculties2,484
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 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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