Converse College

580 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC

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Converse College, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Spartanburg, SC, it resides in an urban setting for students to study in. Enrollment at Converse College is nearly 1,300 annually.

Students may pick from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Health And Clinical Professions

Students applying for admission are generally asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Either the ACT or SAT exam can be taken in order to apply to Converse College. Scores within the range of 19 - 28 on the ACT or 935 - 1229 on the SAT are needed to greatly increase the chance of acceptance. This school accepts roughly 50% of students applying. Of those accepted, about 32% registered for enrollment. More information regarding admissions can be found at converse.edu.

Tuition is approximately $30,000 annually, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students may check the school's tuition calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. Converse College may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who are eligible in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The mascot for Converse College is the "Valkyries", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through oversight by the NCAA.

Students should visit the school's http://www.converse.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Converse College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Converse College has a total student population of about 1,400. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 41% enrolling as graduate students and 59% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $16,000-$19,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $880-$1,100 per unit
  • The estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is around $11

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$20,728
Receiving Student Loans78%$8,274

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Converse College may provide services to students like:

  • Online course work available
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Converse College is around 62%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years55%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation (since 2008)
  • Music Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1928)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2007)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Converse College for official up-to-date information.

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