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About Wofford College

Wofford College is a private, religious school that was founded in 1854. It is very difficult to get into Wofford College. Wofford College enrolls 1,772 undergrads and no graduate students.

Wofford College offers early action and offers early decision.

Wofford College Acceptance Rate

Around 53% of applicants get into Wofford College each year. In 2021, 2,174 out of 4,102 total applicants were accepted.

Wofford College Application Deadlines

The deadline to apply regular decision to Wofford College for Fall 2022 is January 1. All regular decision applicants will receive an admissions decision by March 1.

Early Admissions at Wofford College

Wofford College offers early decision. Wofford College offers early action.

Mark Your Calendar! The EA deadline is on November 15, 2021, which is coming up soon!

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
Overall Acceptance Rate 53%
Average GPA 3.7
Tuition $47,845

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Wofford College.

Financial Aid at Wofford College

Wofford College meets 93.1% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Wofford College full-time are awarded $43,024 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Does Wofford College Offer On-Campus Housing?

The majority of Wofford College students live on campus.

Homecoming, Winter Lighting, and and Spring Weekend are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Wofford College.

What GPA Do I Need For Wofford College?

Wofford College is considered very difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays. The average high school GPA for a student at Wofford College is 3.7 out of 4.0.

Does Wofford College Require Test Scores?

Wofford College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 43% submitted the SAT. 35% submitted the ACT.

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Wofford College Waitlist 2021

Wofford College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Is Wofford College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wofford College

About 90% of students who start at Wofford College come back for their second year of college. Out of the 489 students who started at Wofford College as first-time freshman, 374 graduate within four years.

Around 80% of students who started at Wofford College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $32,352 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Wofford College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Wofford College a good school for you?

How Big is the Endowment for Wofford College?

Wofford College's endowment was valued at $194,000,000 in 2021. For each full-time student, Wofford College spends about $13,821.

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Where is Wofford College?

Wofford College is located in the urban setting of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

If you want to see Wofford College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 85/26 to Spartanburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International.

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College Info

429 North Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663

Campus Setting: Urban

Wofford College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wofford College is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wofford College is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Wofford College ACT Scores


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27 - 31

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Wofford College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1190 - 1318


Math SAT Range

570 - 660


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590 - 668

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Wofford College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Wofford College is like? There are approximately 1,772 students enrolled at Wofford College. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 58% percent are from SC and 42% percent of students are from other states.


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