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Wofford is a liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded as a men's college in 1854, it adopted coeducation in 1975. Its 140-acre campus is located in Spartanburg, 65 miles southwest of Charlotte, N.C.

Website: www.wofford.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,667
Undergraduate
Students
(51.7%) 862 Women
(48.3%) 805 Men
0
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 3,786 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.66
SAT Math
630 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
640 average
600-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$65,183
Tuition and Fees
$47,650
Room and Board
$13,790
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Freshman Award
$40,736
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,107
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
145
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Spartanburg Population
37,401
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
91% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Terriers
Sororities
55% of women participate
Fraternities
47% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
8.5% Black/African-American
4.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.3% White
0.7% Unknown
International Students
1.6%
First-Year Students Returning
92.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
81.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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