Wofford College is located in the heart of the city of Spartanburg, S.C., only a few miles east of the junction of Interstate Highways 26 and 85 and a major international airport. Known since its nineteenth century railway days as a “hub city,” Spartanburg continues to offer an exciting array of opportunities for Wofford students. The campus is in walking distance of downtown and its many businesses, churches, hotels and restaurants.In addition to Wofford, there are five other colleges and universities located in Spartanburg County. Many international corporations have major offices in the county including BMW Manufacturing Corporation, Milliken & Co., Adidas, QS/I, Extended Stay America and Denny’s Corporation.For those interested in the arts, Spartanburg is home to the Chapman Cultural Center, which houses several museums and serves as a venue for performing arts. Fans of history will enjoy several house museums and the Cowpens National Battlefield, the site of the Revolutionary War battle where American troops under General Daniel Morgan turned the tide in the Southern campaign of 1780-1781.Rich in both culture and history, Spartanburg is a wonderful place to spend one’s college years.
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