Tuition & Fees

$41,955

$41,955

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,059
Declined + 878
Total Received 2,937
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Private (nonprofit)

1,622

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting
  2. Biology
  3. Economics
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Codes

SAT 5912
ACT 3886

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
37%
500-599
39%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
37%
500-599
43%
400-499
13%
700-800
5%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
29%
24-29
42%
18-23
27%
12-17
2%
30-36
10%
24-29
59%
18-23
27%
12-17
4%
30-36
16%
24-29
60%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
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School Facts

Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,622
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Spartanburg, SC

170-acre campus in Spartanburg (population: 37,525), 65 miles from Charlotte. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Charlotte. School operates transportation to airport by arrangement. Public transportation serves campus.

Wofford College
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
93%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 45% of male students
 
4 sororities 54% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
43%
Top 1/4
74%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
37%
500-599
39%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
37%
500-599
43%
400-499
13%
700-800
5%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
29%
24-29
42%
18-23
27%
12-17
2%
30-36
10%
24-29
59%
18-23
27%
12-17
4%
30-36
16%
24-29
60%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,059
Declined + 878
Total Received 2,937

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

John W. Birney
Director of Admission
P: 864 597-4130
F: 864 597-4147
admission@wofford.edu

Cost

Tuition $41,955
Room & board $12,140
Books & supplies $1,280
Total $55,375
Average Financial Aid - $34,662
Total with Avg. Aid $20,713

Financial Aid

89%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,662

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,295,059
State $4,350,828
Institutional $17,913,401
Other external $854,808
Total $24,414,096

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,115,466
Institutional $8,411,621
Other external $1,219,565
Total $11,746,652

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
riflery
soccer
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Terriers
School colors
old gold and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History
Biology
Business Economics
Chemistry
Chinese Language/Literature
Computer Science
Economics
English
Environmental Studies
Finance
French
German
Government
History
Humanities
Intercultural Studies
Mathematics
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

1,622
students

Female
51%
830

Male
49%
792

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,606
students

Female
51%
818

Male
49%
788

undergraduatePart-time

1%

16
students

Female
75%
12

Male
25%
4

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

62

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

62

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented Australia
Belgium
Canada
Canada
China
Mexico
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Sara Riggs
Assistant Director
864 597-4168
riggssb@wofford.edu

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