Converse College

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Converse College Overview

Student population

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

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate
Application DeadlineAugust 1, 2020

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.

Converse College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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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.

Converse College Cost

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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.

Out-of-state students 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.

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, with 43% of students being awarded federal aid.

Converse College Student Life

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 5% 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 to thrive in your studies.

Converse College Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
PSYCHOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HISTORY
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

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