Two students talking with Dean Wallace

Transfer Applicants

Application Deadlines

Transfer application deadlines depend upon the desired semester students plan to begin classes at Wofford. 

  Fall Semester  Spring Semester
Application Deadline    June 1 [Priority Deadline]
July 1 [Limited Class and Housing Availability]
October 15 [Priority Deadline]
November 15 [Limited Class Availability]
Admission Notification 2 weeks after all materials are submitted 2 weeks after all materials are submitted
Decision Deadline  July 1 [Priority Deadline]
August 1

*If admissible, you have until July 1 to make a decision about
where you will enroll and submit your nonrefundable
$500 enrollment deposit to be guaranteed a space in a residence hall.


November 15 [Priority Deadline]
December 15 

Required for Admission  

  • Complete the Common Application, including the Wofford College member page (Questions Section) and pay the application fee
    • Please note the writing section titled "Wofford Interest" is mandatory  
  • Submit the College Official’s Report for all institutions attended
  • Submit official college transcripts from all institutions attended
  • OPTIONAL: Submit SAT or ACT scores. Scores are considered official if they are sent directly from the testing service or appear on your high school transcript. If you feel your test scores reflect your academic ability, please submit them, but they are not required for admission. To learn more about our test optional policy, visit our Test Optional page.
  • Submit a final high school transcript. This requirement may be waived if you have been out of high school for five or more years and have taken some college courses
  • Phone interview

Application Evaluation

  • GPA: both high school and college
    • Emphasis will be placed on core classes (math, science, history, English and foreign language)
  • Course selection: both high school and college
  • Activities: both high school and college
  • Essay
  • SAT/ACT scores (If submitted)

For students who will have completed 18 hours or less:

  • High school GPA and college GPA will be equally considered
  • High school and college course selection will be equally considered
  • High school activities will be primarily considered

For students who will have completed 24 hours or more:

  • College GPA will be primarily considered
  • College course selection will be primarily considered
  • College involvement will be primarily considered  

Scholarships for Transfers

  • Transfer students who are members in Phi Theta Kappa are awarded a $10,000 minimum scholarship per year of study at Wofford
  • Competitive applicants earn a 3.5 cumulative GPA from a two-year college or a 3.0 cumulative GPA from a four-year college

Bridge Program with Spartanburg Methodist College

Students are eligible for Wofford's Bridge program with SMC if:

  • The student originally applied to Wofford and was recommended to complete one year of courses at SMC
  • The student has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for one year at SMC

Other Information

Transfer Course Equivalencies- If you have questions about how your courses transfer, please use this guide.

If you have questions about the transfer application process, please contact Rhett Sapough at or 864-597-4168.