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 1190 (25th percentile) to 1350 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 26 (25th percentile) to 30 (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 3.48 to 3.64 for accepted students. 60% of all those who apply are accepted to Wofford College, from which 21% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wofford.edu.

Overall Wofford College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Wofford College was reported as 59.8% in Fall 2020 with over 3,790 college 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

  • ACT Scores: 26 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.48 - 3.64

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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Wofford College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.1%
  • 2017-2018: 69.1%
  • 2018-2019: 63.6%
  • 2019-2020: 59.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 59.5%

How Does Wofford College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Wofford College is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Converse College89.3%
Limestone College50.9%
Gardner-Webb University66.7%
North Greenville University62.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Wofford College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading600 - 680
Math590 - 670
Total Score1190 - 1350
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 32
Math24 - 28
Composite Score26 - 30
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