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Wofford College Demographics & Diversity

Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Wofford College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 19% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Wofford College students
Race Percent of Students
White 81%
Black 8%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 14% more female students than male students enrolled at Wofford College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wofford College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Wofford College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Wofford College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 779
Women 887

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Wofford College serves a low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 55 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wofford College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 55%
Out of State 42%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,134 per year

18% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,666
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.4%
Part time Undergrads 0.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218973 IPEDS survey data for Wofford College.