Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)


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Wake Forest University is ranked 25 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 77 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 53%
Applicants who took ACT 44%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+23%
600-69949%
600+72%

SAT Math Score

700+38%
600-69943%
600+80%

ACT Score

30-3654%
24-2939%
24+92%

Students applied13,281
Students admitted3,903
Admission rate29%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$48,746
Fees$562
Room and board$14,748
Estimated book expense$1,400
Total cost$65,456

Cost after need-based aid$24,716
Cost after non-need-based aid$50,940

Average debt at graduation$36,546

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$59,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$40,740
Average non-need-based aid$14,516

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,871

Full-Time

Men2,280
Women2,527

Part-Time

Men29
Women35

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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