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 Virginia Tech is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Wake Forest University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,760) than Virginia Tech ($32,893).
  • It is harder to admit to Wake Forest University than Virginia Tech.
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 34,683 students while Wake Forest University has 8,401 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 1,938 faculties while Wake Forest University has 1,875 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Wake Forest University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Wake Forest UniversityVirginia Tech
Wake Forest Universityvs.Virginia Tech
Winston-Salem, North CarolinaLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
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$13,749
Out-Of-State$32,893
49% ($35,473)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($8,630)
$35,473Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,630
27.57 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
37.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
-SAT Score1,285
-ACT Score28
88 %Graduation Rate86 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
96 %Retention Rate93 %
8,401Student Population34,683
1,875Number of Faculties1,938
10 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

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