Private 4 Year

Wofford College Admission Requirements

Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Chances of getting into Wofford College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Wofford College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into Wofford College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Wofford College is 53%.  It ranks #2 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Wofford College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 2,174 out of 4,102 applicants were admitted.

Wofford College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.7. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Wofford College application fee is $35 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Wofford College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 41% of students submitted SAT scores and 36% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Wofford College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
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Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Wofford College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
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SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Wofford College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Wofford College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Wofford College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Wofford College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Wofford College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

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 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 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 53% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Wofford College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 33.87% Good
3.75 to 3.99 19.96% Avg
3.50 to 3.74 17.54% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 10.89% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 8.87% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 7.26% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.61% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

66.33% of Wofford College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wofford College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 34.01%
Top 25% of class 66.33%
Top 50% of class 92%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Wofford College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,275 1,827 4,102
Accepted 1,271 903 2,174
Acceptance Rate 56% 49% 53%
Enrolled 260 236 496
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 26% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 58 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Wofford College is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wofford College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Wofford College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wofford College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.


Does Wofford College prefer SAT or ACT?

41% of students submit their SAT scores to Wofford College. 36% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Wofford College?

53% of those who apply are granted admission to Wofford College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.