Tuition & Fees

$17,350

$17,350

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
43%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
46%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
35%
18-23
53%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

0%

0%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 760
Declined + 600
Total Received 1,360
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Private (nonprofit)

803

undergraduate students

1,023

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Musical Theatre
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Codes

SAT 5121
ACT 3852

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School Facts

Converse, founded in 1889, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its 70-acre campus is located in downtown Spartanburg, near the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,826
Established in 1889
Coeducational Women's College
Accredited by •  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Spartanburg, SC

70-acre campus in Spartanburg (population: 37,647), in the Piedmont section of South Carolina. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Charlotte, NC (70 miles); smaller airport serves Greenville (12 miles).

Converse College
580 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
64%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
43%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
46%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
35%
18-23
53%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 760
Declined + 600
Total Received 1,360

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

April Lewis
Director of Admissions
P: 800 766-1125
F: 864 596-9225
admissions@converse.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,685,106
State $2,607,094
Institutional $1,831,292
Other external $167,498
Total $6,290,990

Non-need-based

Federal $3,728
State $596,526
Institutional $541,980
Other external $51,494
Total $1,193,728

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
golf
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference Carolinas
Mascot
Valkyries
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Education
Art History
Art Therapy
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Contemporary Music
Creative Writing
Creative/Professional Writing
Economics
Education
Educational Specialist
English
German
Healthcare Administration
History
Individualized Major
Interior Design
Liberal Arts
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music History
Music Theory
Music Therapy
Musical Performance
Musical Theatre
Philosophy
Politics
Psychology
Spanish
Studio Art
Teaching
Theatre
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Undergraduate

44%

803
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

Graduate

56%

1,023
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

Not reported

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

78

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

42

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

60%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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