Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC

Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$47,650

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
63%
500-599
19%
400-499
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
57%
500-599
28%
400-499
1%
30-36
33%
24-29
60%
18-23
5%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,265
Declined 1,521
Total Received 3,786
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Private

1,667

undergraduate students

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School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,667
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational

170-acre campus in Spartanburg (population: 37,498), 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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Greenville-Spartanburg International

Wofford College
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg
29303-3663

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • W.A.R. - Wofford Athletics and Recreation
  • W.A.C. - Wofford Activities Council
  • Twin Towers - Service Organization
  • Math Academy
  • Arcadia Volunteer Corp

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Winter Lighting
  • Spring Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
94%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
63%
500-599
19%
400-499
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
57%
500-599
28%
400-499
1%
30-36
33%
24-29
60%
18-23
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.66

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,265
Declined 1,521
Total Received 3,786

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
class rank
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $46,010
Room & board $13,790
Additional fees $1,640
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,306
Total $63,946
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Riflery
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Mathematics, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,667

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,667
students

Female
52%
862

Male
48%
805

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,648
students

Female
52%
853

Male
48%
795

2%

19
students

Female
48%
9

Male
52%
10

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 92%
Student 4 year graduation rate 81%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

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

16

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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