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COLLEGE PROFILE

Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4 
Mathematics 4 
Science 3 
Foreign Language 3 
Social Studies 3 
History 2 
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredFebruary 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test PolicyWriting component required
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address429 North Church Street
City, State, ZipSpartanburg, SC  29303-3663
Phone(864) 597-4130
Fax(864) 597-4149
E-mailadmission@wofford.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Application Fee$35
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationMarch 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionMay 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineNovember 1
Early Decision NotificationDecember 1
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineNovember 15
Early Action NotificationFebruary 1
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate70% of 2,937 applicants were admitted
   Women73% of 1,536 applicants were admitted
   Men66% of 1,401 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled440 (21%) of 2,059 admitted students enrolled
   Women226 (20%) of 1,128 admitted students enrolled
   Men214 (23%) of 931 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate92% of 75 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate80% of 1921 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List 178
Students Accepting Wait List Position 81
Students Admitted From Wait List 11
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.60
3.75 and Above68%
3.50 - 3.7413%
3.25 - 3.4910%
3.00 - 3.245%
2.50 - 2.994%
2.00 - 2.49 
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math585 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
37%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
13%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading581 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
37%
Score of 500 - 600
39%
Score of 400 - 500
15%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing565 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
31%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
19%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite27 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
16%
Score of 24 - 29
60%
Score of 18 - 23
23%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 42%
Top quarter: 72%
Top half: 94%
Bottom half: 6%
National Merit Scholar0%
Valedictorian1%
Class President1%
Student Government Officer7%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.65 4.13 613 612 24
Low 2.80 3.25 430 500 17
High 4.00 4.75 740 730 33
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