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Brevard CollegeBrevard, NC
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Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, NC
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Rankings*#80 in National Universities
#5 in North Carolina Colleges
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Research University (high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor'sOffered DegreeBachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$30,250Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$57,760
-Graduate Tuition$39,216
Less$17,875Average Financial Aid AmountMore$35,473
Easier59%Acceptance RateTighter30%
(Enrollment Rate)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Smaller702Total EnrollmentLarger8,401
Smaller702Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger5,225
-Graduate Student Population3,176
-Online Student Population415
Completion & Outcomes
Lower40%Graduate RateHigher88%
Lower56%Retention RateHigher96%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 610)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 4,018)
Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $6,750)
More Students per Faculty11 to 1Student to Faculty RatioLess Students per Faculty10 to 1
93Number of faculties2,148
Lower$45,881Average Faculty SalaryHigher$107,912
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.