Converse College

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Overview

Address580 E Main St
School Websitewww.converse.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Converse College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Spartanburg, South Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Converse College was $17,340, in addition to fees of $1,000. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Converse College.

Converse College has a 56% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Converse College acceptance rate is 59%. To put this into perspective, 1,058 of the 1,808 students who applied to Converse College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Converse College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Converse College had an SAT score between the range of 1,040 and 1,200. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Converse College was between 20 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Converse College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Converse College, the tuition for in-state residents is $17,340. Combined with fees of $1,000, room and board costs of $10,930, other expenses of $3,610 and the $1,350 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $34,230.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,340 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Converse College to $34,230 for out-of-state students.

Students at Converse College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Converse College was $4,947 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 43%.

Converse College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Converse College.

Converse College has a good gender split, with 99% of undergraduates being female and 1% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are South Carolina residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside in South Carolina. However, 24% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Converse College is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Converse College to thrive in your studies.

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