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Wofford College Student Life

Wofford College is on a 170-acre campus in an urban setting in Spartanburg, South Carolina. There are many activities and organizations for Wofford College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Wofford College also has fraternities and sororities.

Wofford College has a thriving W.A.R. - Wofford Athletics and Recreation. In fact, more students participate in W.A.R. - Wofford Athletics and Recreation than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Wofford College include W.A.C. - Wofford Activities Council, Twin Towers - Service Organization, Math Academy and Arcadia Volunteer Corp.

Wofford College students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Winter Lighting and Spring Weekend.

Does Wofford College Offer Student Housing?

Wofford College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of Wofford College students live on campus. In 2021, 88% of undergrads at Wofford College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 12% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Wofford College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Wofford College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Wofford College Athletics

At Wofford College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Wofford College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Riflery NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Lacrosse Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is Wofford College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Wofford College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Wofford College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Wofford College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Wofford College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Wofford College, take Interstate 85/26 to Spartanburg, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Greenville-Spartanburg International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in South Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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Keep Reading About Wofford College

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Wofford College Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

58%

In State

42%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

81%

8%

5%

3%

2%

1%

0.34%

0.23%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

1,772

Non-Resident / International Students

25

Wofford College Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,772

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

53%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$49,550

Out-of-State

$49,550

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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