Wofford College

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Wofford College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Spartanburg, SC, a predominately urban area. There are around a thousand students enrolled per year at Wofford College.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1600 (25th percentile) to 1880 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 24 (25th percentile) to 29 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants that get into this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Wofford College average GPA ranges from 3.35 to 3.57 for accepted students. 69% of all those who apply are accepted to Wofford College, from which 22% choose to enroll.

Overall Wofford College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

68.8%

The overall acceptance rate for Wofford College was reported as 68.8% in Fall 2013 with over 2,720 applications submitted to Wofford College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1600 - 1880
  • ACT Scores: 24 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Wofford College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Wofford College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Wofford College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 59.9%
  • 2010-2011: 61.9%
  • 2011-2012: 64.8%
  • 2012-2013: 62.7%
  • 2013-2014: 68.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 65.0%

How Does Wofford College Compare?

68.8%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Wofford College is twenty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Converse College52.0%
Limestone College53.2%
Gardner-Webb University48.1%
North Greenville University57.9%
Furman University64.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants2,71849.4%50.6%
Admitted1,87047.0%53.0%
Enrolled41550.6%49.4%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Wofford College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 620
Math540 - 640
Writing520 - 620
Total Score1600 - 1880
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 29
Math23 - 27
Composite Score24 - 29
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