Wofford College

Spartanburg, South Carolina
4-year Private university

Overview

Wofford College is a private institution established in 1854 with urban setting located at Spartanburg. It is ranked 71 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $43,845 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,592. It practices 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Students admitted to the college are given the choice of more than 50 majors and minors, as well as numerous student organizations. Greek life is very prevalent on campus, with 14 chapters and more than 40 percent of the student body participating in a fraternity or sorority. Though students have the opportunity to live off campus, more than 90 percent of the student body decides to live on campus during their college careers.

#71 National Liberal Arts College
Setting
Urban
Location Spartanburg, South Carolina
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1854
Selectivity Low
Size Small
1,678 Undergraduates

Learning

10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$60,223
Cost of Attendance
$22,964
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $43,845
Outstate Tuition Fee $43,845
Room and Board Fees $12,685
$50,000 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

70% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$35 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.54 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted Electronic

For International Students

90 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Considered
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
15
Early Action Deadline
Nov
01
Early Decision Deadline
Jan
15
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Jan
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$37,760 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$32,581 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $60,223
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
86% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application 1st January
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Benjamin A.Gilman Scholarships
Total Worth $5,000
Eligibility Students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding are eligible to apply. Student must be a US Citizen.
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships
Total Worth $7,500
Eligibility Applicants who are full-time students, sophomores or juniors as well as United States citizens are eligible.
Minimum Criteria GPA: at least 3.0
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Truman Scholarships
Total Worth $30,000
Details Eligibility: Applicants must possess intellectual strength, communication skills, and analytical abilities
The Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarship
Total Worth $5,000
Details Qualification: Outstanding juniors and seniors in fields related to the Environment.

Students

1,678 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
90% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
81% Students graduate within 6 years