Wofford College: Review & Facts

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Wofford College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,620 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1854 and is one of the 10 schools located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Wofford College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Bachelor's degree is offered at Wofford College.

Wofford College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are Accounting and Finance, Biology, Economics, Foreign Languages, and Political Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
89%
Wofford College student retention rate is high at 89% (well above South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Wofford College is very good: 82%.

Student to faculty ratio at Wofford College is pretty good -- 12:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,600
Average tuition charges are extremely high - about $33,400 per year. The additional fees at Wofford College not covered by tuition are about $1,200, which makes it a total of $34,600 per year.

Read the details about Wofford College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
According to recent data, 3,197 applications were submitted and 2,005 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Wofford College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
Wofford College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Wofford College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Wofford College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,500 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- roughly $5,500 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Wofford College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Wofford College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wofford College Location and Maps



Post Address: Wofford College, 429 N Church St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-3663, USA
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