Wofford College is a private, independent liberal arts college founded in 1854 that is located in downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. The historic 175-acre (71 ha) campus is recognized as a national arboretum and is one of the few four-year institutions in the southeastern United States founded before the American Civil War that still operates on its original campus. The College features �??The Village,�?� which provides distinctive apartment-style housing for seniors. It is listed on the President�??s Community Service Honor Roll. Additionally, The Institute of International Education, in its annual "Open Doors" report states that the College provides an array of study abroad opportunities for its students.