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Wofford College
  • 4 Year
  • Spartanburg, SC

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Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

429 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southern Conference
From Wofford College

Wofford College is a four-year, residential liberal arts college that offers 68 majors, minors and programs to a student body of 1,725 undergraduates. Founded in 1854 and located on its original campus near Spartanburg’s thriving downtown, Wofford is nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation and successful graduates.

The college has a 98% career outcomes rate thanks to the faculty and staff’s emphasis on student success, critical thinking and high-impact programming, including internships, undergraduate research, entrepreneurship and innovation, study abroad and community-based learning.

The campus community enjoys robust fraternity and sorority participation as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams. Wofford’s beautiful 180-acre campus includes a new center for the arts, a new first-year residence hall, a new environmental studies center, a new indoor stadium and a newly renovated library.

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Wofford College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
60%
SAT Range
1190-1350
ACT Range
26-30
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,033 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$31,824 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 29 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 30 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 30 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,709 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
11
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Ambitious
    41%
  • Devoted
    29%
  • Bourgeois
    12%
  • Smart
    12%
  • Involved
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
62%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 34 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 36 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Prestigious
    63%
  • Community
    16%
  • Science oriented
    11%
  • Excellent Physics Department
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
85%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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