Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)


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Wake Forest University is ranked 29 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 85 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 43%
Applicants who took ACT 49%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+26%
600-69953%
600+79%

SAT Math Score

700+43%
600-69943%
600+86%

ACT Score

30-3659%
24-2934%
24+93%

Students applied14,006
Students admitted4,249
Admission rate30%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate84%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,524
Fees$876
Room and board$15,354
Estimated book expense$1,404
Total cost$68,158

Cost after need-based aid$24,993
Cost after non-need-based aid$55,576

Average debt at graduation$33,797

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$60,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$43,165
Average non-need-based aid$12,582

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,955

Full-Time

Men2,306
Women2,594

Part-Time

Men34
Women21

Freshmen retained95%

# - 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 (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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