College Profile: Wofford College

 
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Coordinates: 34°57′32″N 81°56′06″W / 34.959, -81.935 Wofford College is a small liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Wofford was founded in 1854 with a bequest of $100,000 from the Rev. Benjamin Wofford (1780-1850), a Methodist minister and Spartanburg native who sought to create a college for "literary, classical, and scientific education in my native district of Spartanburg." In 1941, Wofford received a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In 2002, The entire 145-acre (0.59 km2) campus was designated as an arboretum, and Wofford is a member of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta. The academic year consists of a four month fall semester, a one month January term called the Interim Period, and a four month spring semester. Wofford's colors are old gold and black. The school mascot is the Terriers.
 
429 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC
29303-3663
864-597-4000 (general)
864-597-4160 (financial aid)
864-597-4130 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Four-one-four plan
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation United Methodist

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Wofford College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
1,241 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
3,197 Fall Applicants1,493 Total Dormitory Capacity
2,005 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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