Tuition & Fees

$45,710

$45,710

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
66%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
700-800
18%
600-699
43%
500-599
39%
700-800
5%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
44%
24-29
49%
18-23
7%
30-36
14%
24-29
69%
18-23
16%
12-17
1%
30-36
36%
24-29
61%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,238
Declined + 1,282
Total Received 3,520
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Private (nonprofit)

1,608

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance/accounting
  2. Biology
  3. Government
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Codes

SAT 5912
ACT 3886

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Location

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 1,608
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: 37,498), 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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
97%
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

 
8 fraternities 47% of male students
 
4 sororities 55% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
66%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
700-800
18%
600-699
43%
500-599
39%
700-800
5%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
44%
24-29
49%
18-23
7%
30-36
14%
24-29
69%
18-23
16%
12-17
1%
30-36
36%
24-29
61%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application 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
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,238
Declined + 1,282
Total Received 3,520

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

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

Considered

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

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$38,257

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $44,135
Room $7,315
Board $5,910
Additional fees $1,575
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $60,135
Average Financial Aid - $38,257
Total with Avg. Aid $21,878

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,351,278
State $4,240,531
Institutional $20,471,327
Other external $837,610
Total $26,900,746

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,282,605
Institutional $9,800,695
Other external $1,408,639
Total $13,491,939
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Carolyn B. Sparks
Director of Financial Aid
sparkscb@wofford.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Richard Johnson (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

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
International Affairs
Mathematics
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance/accounting
  2. Biology
  3. Government

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

1,608

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,608
students

Female
53%
849

Male
47%
759

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,588
students

Female
53%
834

Male
47%
754

2%

20
students

Female
75%
15

Male
25%
5

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
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

45%

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 Required of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Spring: November 15

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

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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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

International Student Contact

Rhett Sapough
International Counselor
864 597-4168
sapoughbr@wofford.edu

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