Wofford College

Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
1,608
total students
$37,120 | $37,120
in-state | out-of-state tuition
February 1
fall application deadline
77%
acceptance rate
Very Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
592
sat math
589
sat reading
565
sat writing
27
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Chinese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,556
    • Accepted1,978
    • Acceptance Rate77%
    • Enrolled1,608
    • Female Applicants1,406
    • Females Accepted1,099
    • Female Acceptance Rate78%
    • Male Applicants1,150
    • Males Accepted879
    • Male Acceptance Rate76%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$35
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.54
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 1st March 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 3rd December 3rd --
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 589 530 630
    • SAT Math 592 530 640
    • SAT Writing 565 520 620
    • ACT Composite 27 24 30
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$37,120
    • Out-of-state tuition *$37,120
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$10,730
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,608
    • Male Student Percentage50%
    • Female Student Percentage50%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.42%
    • Black or African American.75%
    • White or Caucasian79.79%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.19%
    • Asian2.3%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.19%
    • Two or more races3.3%
    • Unknown.87%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.3% representing 7 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students45% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 94%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Not Reported
    • Local sororities Not Reported
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations W.A.C. (Wofford Activities Council), Twin Towers (Service), Psychology Kingdom, Beta Beta Beta (Biology)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Football Yes Division B Yes
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes Division 1 No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes Division 1 No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty158
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 1,588 students to 140 faculty

Location & Contact

429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663

Ms.Ashley Hill

Student Experience Coordinator

Phone: 864-597-4132
Fax: 864-597-4147
Email: admission@wofford.edu


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