The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Western Carolina University is a Public and Wofford College is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Wofford College has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,650) than Western Carolina University ($8,285).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than Wofford College.
  • Wofford College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,120) than Western Carolina University (1,120).
  • Wofford College has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Western Carolina University (23).
  • Western Carolina University has more students with 12,243 students while Wofford College has 1,764 students.
  • Western Carolina University has more full-time faculties with 544 faculties while Wofford College has 142 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Western Carolina University and Wofford College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Western Carolina UniversityWofford College
Western Carolina Universityvs.Wofford College
Cullowhee, North CarolinaLocationSpartanburg, South Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
In-State$4,285
Out-Of-State$8,285
Tuition & Fees$47,650
68% ($5,641)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)96% ($33,309)
$5,641Average Amount of Financial Aid$33,309
38.84 %Acceptance Rates69.07 %
26.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)21.10 %
1,120SAT Score1,270
23ACT Score28
64 %Graduation Rate80 %
25 %Transfer-out Rate17 %
81 %Retention Rate89 %
12,243Student Population1,764
544Number of Faculties142
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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