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Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC 4-Year Private
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Wofford College Admissions

Check in with Wofford College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Application fees can add up, but some colleges do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Wofford College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Wofford College's admissions stats.

Wofford College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.7
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 36%
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 29%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 28%
Waitlist No

Continue reading for more information on Wofford College's admissions stats.

Applying Early to Wofford College?

These are the early application deadlines for Wofford College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II No –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Wofford College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

What Does Wofford College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Wofford College

What does Wofford College consider during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Talent/Ability Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
State Residency Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Wofford College for more information on admission factors.

Wofford College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Wofford College must submit the following items. Double check with Wofford College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Wofford College?

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. 4.0. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Students admitted to Wofford College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7

Out of all students that were admitted, 62% submitted a class rank. At Wofford College 36% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 68% were in the top 25% and 93% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Wofford College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA ––
3.75 and 3.99 18.74%
3.50 and 3.74 16.99%
3.25 and 3.49 11.77%
3.00 and 3.24 8.06%
2.50 and 2.9 8.06%
2.00 and 2.49 1.31%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Wofford College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

In 2022, 29% of Wofford College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 28% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Wofford College?

To be competitive with other Wofford College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1200 and 1320 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Wofford College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1320 and 25% of scored lower than 1200, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Wofford College students scored 665 or higher and 75% of students scored 600 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Wofford College students scored 665 or higher, and 75% scored a 600 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Wofford College?

To be most competitive at Wofford College, you should strive to earn between 27 and 32 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 32 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Wofford College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 32, and three out of four students scored lower than 32 on the ACT.

A 27 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Wofford College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 27.

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Wofford College Admissions FAQs


Do I have to submit test scores to Wofford College?

❌ No, Wofford College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Wofford College?

❌ Wofford College does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Wofford College?

❌ Wofford College does not offer eary action.

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Wofford College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

27 - 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

32 and Above

Good

27 to 32

Avg

27 and Less

Low

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Wofford College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1200 - 1320

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Math SAT Range

585 - 665

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Reading SAT Range

600 - 665

Wofford College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.7

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Wofford College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.7. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,765

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$49,550

Out-of-State

$49,550

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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