The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Wofford College is a private (not-for-profit) and Western Carolina University is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Wofford College has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,550) than Western Carolina University ($8,367).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than Wofford College.
  • Wofford College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,258) than Western Carolina University (1,145).
  • Wofford College has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Western Carolina University (22).
  • 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 - Wofford College and Western Carolina University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Wofford CollegeWestern Carolina University
Wofford Collegevs.Western Carolina University
Spartanburg, South CarolinaLocationCullowhee, North Carolina
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Bachelor's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$49,550Tuition & Fees
In-State$4,367
Out-Of-State$8,367
96% ($33,309)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)68% ($5,641)
$33,309Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,641
69.07 %Acceptance Rates38.84 %
21.10 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.53 %
1,258SAT Score1,145
30ACT Score22
80 %Graduation Rate64 %
17 %Transfer-out Rate25 %
89 %Retention Rate81 %
1,764Student Population12,243
142Number of Faculties544
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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