|Admission Standards||Very High|
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How hard is it to get into Wofford College and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,265 out of 3,786 applicants were admitted making Wofford College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. Wofford College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1190|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||670|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
|Average SAT Score||1270|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wofford College?
Wofford College typically requires applicants to be in the top 26 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>72%|
|1270 to 1350||Avg +||60%-72%|
|1190 to 1270||Avg -||47%-60%|
|1110 to 1190||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 1110||Low||<34%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||28|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wofford College?
Admission data indicates that Wofford College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wofford College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>72%|
|28 to 30||Avg +||60%-72%|
|26 to 28||Avg -||47%-60%|
|24 to 26||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 24||Low||<34%|
What GPA do you need to get into Wofford College?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Wofford College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wofford College was 3.54 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in South Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Wofford College accepts 60% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||12%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||9%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||5%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||7%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
77% of Wofford College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||42%|
|Top 25% of class||77%|
|Top 50% of class||96%|
|Bottom 50% of class||4%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||22%||21%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Wofford College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218973 IPEDS survey data for Wofford College.
41% of students submit their SAT scores to Wofford College. 36% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
60% of those who apply are granted admission to Wofford College. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1190 and 1350. 41% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 30. 36% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.