Class of 2026
- Total applications: 4,425
- Accepted applications: 2,663
- Number of first-year students: 507
- Yield: 19%
- Transfers: 31
- Men: 236 (46.5%)
- Women: 271 (53.5%)
Students of color
- Enrolled from South Carolina: 269 (53%)
- Enrolled from out of state: 238 (47%)
- Number of states represented: 32
- Foreign countries represented: 9
- Home School: 1
- International Schools: 3
- Private Schools: 141
- Public Schools: 305
High School GPA
- Average GPA: over 4.0
- Average recalculated GPA: 3.73
The Class of 2025 has:
- 154 team captains (six captained three teams).
- 116 legacies.
- 109 student-athletes.
- 76 Palmetto Fellows.
- 53 first-generation college students.
- 43 attended Boys (25) and Girls (18) State.
- 41 club presidents.
- 15 editors of a high school publication.
- 11 Eagle Scout/Gold Award recipients.
- 11 Valedictorians (9) and Salutatorians (2).
- 10 student body presidents.
- 7 have a parent who works at Wofford.
First-year students include:
- AP Scholars with Distinction.
- A national champion jazz dancer.
- A two-time national champion clogger.
- State champions in lacrosse, golf, cross country, soccer, swimming, football and ice hockey.
- A Black Belt in Karate.
- A nationally certified emergency medical technician.
- A poet who is writing a series dedicated to the Mars Rover Perseverance.
- All-State performers in basketball and fishing.
- A high school All American in baseball.
- Multiple skydivers.
- At least two who recently got tatoos.
- A state champion golfer in South Carolina.
One of your classmates:
- Plays eight instruments.
- Published a book titled “The Aftermath of Human Impact.”
- Won the talent competition at Miss South Carolina Teen.
- Has 196 strike outs.
- Spent a gap year in Jackson, Wy.
- Can juggle four objects.
- Appeared on America’s Got Talent.
- Road tripped 6,000 miles this summer.
- Named future governor by The State newspaper.
- Lettered in four sports as a manager.
- Taught himself the worm.
- Met Dolly Parton.
- Was bitten by a copperhead.
- Loves to dance to Hannah Montana songs.
- Recently took up the ukulele.
- Has had five concussions, fallen out of the top of a tree, was once stung by 14 yellow jackets and holds the fastest time ever recorded at her local go cart track.