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Wofford's Class of 2017 First Year Profile

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Applications

  • * Total Applications 2718
  • * Approved 1867
  • * % Approved 68%
 

Enrollment

  • * Total Enrollment 1600
  • * Number of First Year Students 415
  • * % of Approvals that Enrolled (yield) 22%
  • * Transfers 19
 

Day and Boarding Students

  • * Resident 400 (96%)
  • * Commuting 19 (4%)
 

Enrollment by Gender

  • * Men 210 (51%)
  • * Women 205 (49%)
 

Students of Color Enrollment

  • * African-American 33 (8%)
  • * Asian 14 (4%)
  • * Hispanic 10 (3%)
  • * American Indian  (0%)
  • * Other 8 (2%)
  • * Unknown 23 (6%)
  • * International 7 (2%)
  • * Total 65 (17%)
 

Geographic Distribution

  • * Enrolled From South Carolina 220 (53%)
  • * Enrolled From Out-of-State 195 (47%)
  • * Number of States Represented 25
  • * Foreign Countries Represented 5
 

School Distribution

  • * Private Schools 127 (31%)
  • * Public Schools 278 (67%)
  • * Home-Schooled 4 (1%)
  • * Foreign Schools 6 (1%)
 

High School GPA

  • * Average GPA 3.54
  • * (This GPA is recalculated using only academic courses giving an extra grade point for AP and IB courses.)
 

High School Class Rank

  • * Top 10% 42%
 

SAT / ACT Information

  • * SAT Mid 50% 1090-1260
  • * ACT Mid 50% 24-29
 

National / State Awards

  • * Palmetto Fellows 58
  • * Girls State Delegates (SC) 20
  • * Boys State Delegates (SC) 35
  • * Eagle Scout/Gold Award 29
     
  • * Valedictorians and Salutatorians 18  
  • * Team Captains 156