The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Wofford College has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,550) than Samford University ($35,360).
  • It is harder to admit to Wofford College than Samford University.
  • Wofford College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,195) than Samford University (1,195).
  • Wofford College has higher submitted ACT score (26) than Samford University (26).
  • Samford University has more students with 5,729 students while Wofford College has 1,764 students.
  • Samford University has more full-time faculties with 362 faculties while Wofford College has 142 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Samford University and Wofford College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Samford UniversityWofford College
Samford Universityvs.Wofford College
Birmingham, AlabamaLocationSpartanburg, South Carolina
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$35,360Tuition & Fees$49,550
95% ($17,676)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)96% ($33,309)
$17,676Average Amount of Financial Aid$33,309
83.19 %Acceptance Rates69.07 %
27.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)21.10 %
1,195SAT Score1,258
26ACT Score30
77 %Graduation Rate80 %
-Transfer-out Rate17 %
87 %Retention Rate89 %
5,729Student Population1,764
362Number of Faculties142
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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