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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,174
Declined 1,928
Total Received 4,102
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Private

1,776

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 1,776
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

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 Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,174
Declined 1,928
Total Received 4,102

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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

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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$33,309

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,010
Room $8,065
Board $5,725
Additional fees $1,640
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $62,640
Average Financial Aid - $33,309
Total with Avg. Aid $29,331

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,453,329
State $4,691,425
Institutional $22,829,016
Other external $548,459
Total $29,522,229

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,304,856
Institutional $11,279,261
Other external $1,550,338
Total $15,134,455

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 864 597-4160
F: 864 597-4149
finaid@wofford.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, equestrian sports, golf, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, equestrian sports, golf, lacrosse, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, biking, billiards, bocce, bowling, canoeing, dance, dodgeball, fly fishing, fitness, flag football, Frisbee golf, kayaking, kickball, lacrosse, racquetball, rafting, riflery, rock climbing, self-defense, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), water skiing, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Area Studies, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Computer Science.
Creative Writing.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
German Language and Literature.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
Mathematics, General.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology and Anthropology.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Finance
  3. English

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,776

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,776
students

Female
52%
931

Male
48%
845

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,739
students

Female
52%
906

Male
48%
833

2%

37
students

Female
68%
25

Male
32%
12

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 15

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

62

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

62

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Countries most often represented Belgium
Canada
China
Germany
Mexico
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors

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