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#3224 of 14,160In the World
#931 of 2,624In North America
#862 of 2,523In the United States
#10 of 37In South Carolina
#1 of 4In Spartanburg
#1019 of 1,019For Art History
#1231 of 1,252For History
#3817 of 5,152For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
60%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$28,033 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
1,720
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Wofford College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate60%59%61%
Applicants3,7861,7112,075
Admissions2,2651,0041,261
Freshmen enrolled full time474221253

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
203 or 43%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1190
or below

75% of them
had 1350
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Wofford College are 1190-1350 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
165 or 35%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 26
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Wofford College are 26-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1377 (80%)
Black or African American144 (8%)
Hispanic76 (4%)
Two or more races50 (3%)
Nonresident Alien34 (2%)
Asian33 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$28,033/year
Average aid awarded
$31,824
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,618
$30-48K$17,668
$48-75K$24,109
$75-110K$28,717
$110K+$31,319

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$44,135
Tuition in-state$44,135
Tuition out-of-state$44,135
Fee in-district$1,575
Fee in-state$1,575
Fee out-of-state$1,575

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,482
Combined charge for room and board$13,225
Room charge$7,740
Meal charge$5,485

Wofford College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General59
Finance, General40
Psychology, General35
English Language and Literature, General31
Accounting30
Business & Managerial Economics25
Political Science and Government, General24
Spanish Language and Literature23
Chemistry, General16
Environmental Studies14
History, General12
Computer Science12
International Relations and Affairs8
Humanities & Humanistic Studies8
Sociology and Anthropology7
Economics, General7
Mathematics, General7
Sociology6
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5
Chinese Language and Literature5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
French Language and Literature4
Philosophy4
Physics, General3
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies3
German Language and Literature2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Grand Total396
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%86%84%
  • Full-time retention rate - 92%

Publications & Citations

Publications
478
Citations
4,178

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
233 / 995
History
92 / 26
Art & Design
69 / 72
Psychology
64 / 1,163
Medicine
62 / 1,435
Computer Science
55 / 472
Environmental Science
49 / 349
Biology
44 / 715
Art History
35 / 0
Sociology
34 / 77
Classics and Ancient History
29 / 1
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
28 / 5
Engineering
28 / 171
Philosophy
26 / 29
Geography and Cartography
24 / 59
Business
24 / 32
Political Science
23 / 10
Demography
21 / 326
Performing arts
21 / 0
Economics
19 / 20
Chemistry
19 / 392
Mathematics
18 / 68
Law
16 / 0
Gender Studies
16 / 4
Archaeology
15 / 4
Ecology
15 / 214
Cognitive Science
13 / 118
Social Psychology
13 / 86
Education Majors
12 / 198
Media Studies
12 / 14
Child Psychology
11 / 219
Physics
10 / 115
Zoology
10 / 166
Health Science
10 / 491
Literature
9 / 25
Gerontology
8 / 12
Physical Therapy
8 / 565
Psychiatry
8 / 197
Math Teachers
8 / 48
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
7 / 113

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199022
199103
199201
199310
199410
199522
199628
1997110
199859
1999223
2000334
2001424
2002731
2003444
2004564
2005557
20064105
200713124
200810178
200910152
201016188
201116174
201224225
201321254
201429278
201525266
201635276
201721313
201827302
201925332
202026419

Wofford College alumni

  1. Chris Robinson

    Photo
    Chris Robinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    musiciansingercomposer
    Biography

    Christopher Mark Robinson is an American musician. He founded the rock band The Black Crowes (then known as Mr. Crowe's Garden) with his brother Rich Robinson in 1984. Chris is the lead singer of The Black Crowes, and he and his brother are the only continuous members of the Crowes. He is the vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, which was formed in 2011 while the Black Crowes were on hiatus.

  2. Craig Melvin

    Photo
    Craig Melvin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Craig Delano Melvin is an American broadcast journalist and anchor at NBC News and MSNBC. In August 2018, he became a news anchor on NBC's Today and, in October 2018, a co-host of Today Third Hour before being made permanent in January 2019.

  3. Ellison Barber

    Photo
    Ellison Barber
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Ellison Litton Barber is an American journalist and correspondent for NBC News based in New York. She contributes to NBC News, MSNBC and NBC News Now.

  4. William McGirt

    Photo
    William McGirt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    William McGirt is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.

General info

Founded1854
MottoIntaminatis fulget honoribus
Shining with untarnished honor
Colorsold gold, black
Academic CalendarFour-One-Four
Total FTE staff455
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address429 N Church St
Spartanburg, South Carolina, 29303-3663
United States
City population37,000
Phone8645974000
Fax+1 (864) 597 4179

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