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Wofford College Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Wofford College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,005 out of 2,792 applicants or 72% were admitted making Wofford College a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Wofford College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,460 1,332 2,792
Accepted 1,086 919 2,005
Acceptance Rate 74% 69% 72%
Enrolled 220 222 442
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 24% 22%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Wofford College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Wofford College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 23 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 69 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wofford College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 66 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1140 1340
SAT Reading 580 680
SAT Math 560 650
ACT Composite 23 29
ACT English 23 30
ACT Math 23 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >81%
26 to 29 Avg + 72%-81%
23 to 26 Avg - 60%-72%
20 to 23 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 20 Low <47%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1340 and Above Good >81%
1240 to 1340 Avg + 72%-81%
1140 to 1240 Avg - 60%-72%
1040 to 1140 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 1040 Low <47%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Wofford College accepts 72% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 66% Good
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 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wofford College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.



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