Mission Statement

Wofford’s mission is to provide superior liberal arts education that prepares its students for extraordinary and positive contributions to a global society. The focus of Wofford’s mission is upon fostering commitment to excellence in character, performance, leadership, service to others and lifelong learning. Wofford strives for sustainability in all aspects of college life through respect for the environment and through our core values.

Statement of Core Values:

Wofford College is committed to these core values, which reflect both the United Methodist tradition of the college and values common to faith-based and secular philosophies:
  • Collaborative teaching and learning.
  • Freedom of inquiry.
  • Academic excellence.
  • Intellectual curiosity.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Integrity.
  • Community and global engagement.
  • Diversity and inclusiveness.
  • Sustainability.