Wofford College

429 N Church St, Spartanburg, SC

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Wofford College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, which is a predominantly urban area. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Approximately 1,500 students are enrolled per year at Wofford College.

Students can pick from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • English Language And Literature
  • Social Sciences
  • History
  • Foreign Languages And Literature

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. Students may provide either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions to Wofford College. A score in a range of 1610 to 1970 on the SAT, or 24 to 29 for the ACT is common among accepted students. Wofford College admits about 60% of students applying annually. Of those students accepted, nearly 24% registered for enrollment.

The cost of tuition is close to $37,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to get a better idea of their cost of attendance. Housing may be available for those that want to live on-campus for around a cost of $5,600 each year. Some students at Wofford College may qualify for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Wofford College "Terriers" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Sports available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)

Contact information, tuition information, programs offered, and more may be accessed on school's website at http://www.wofford.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Wofford College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Wofford College has a total student population of about 1,700, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $37,000-$45,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $1,700 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$25,987
Receiving Student Loans49%$7,871

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Wofford College may provide services to students including:

  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Wofford College has a high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years78%
Graduating in 5 Years3%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Wofford College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Southern Conference)
  • Basketball (Southern Conference)
  • Track and Field (Southern Conference)
  • Football (Southern Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Rifle

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Wofford College for official up-to-date information.

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