Tuition & Fees

$18,340

$18,340

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
42%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
200-299
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
8%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
9%
30-36
15%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
24-29
27%
18-23
49%
12-17
24%
30-36
4%
24-29
39%
18-23
52%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

0%

male

100%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 821
Declined + 538
Total Received 1,359
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Private (nonprofit)

870

undergraduate students

449

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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Location

School Facts

Converse College, 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 1,319
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: 37,876), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
73%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
42%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
200-299
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
8%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
9%
30-36
15%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
24-29
27%
18-23
49%
12-17
24%
30-36
4%
24-29
39%
18-23
52%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
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

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 821
Declined + 538
Total Received 1,359

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

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

Wendy Vinson
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 766-1125
F: 864 596-9225
admissions@converse.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,727

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $18,340
Room & board $10,930
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $30,620
Average Financial Aid - $14,727
Total with Avg. Aid $15,893
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 864 596-9019
F: 864 596-9749
financial_aid@converse.edu

Financial Aid Officer

James Kellam
Director of Financial Planning
james.kellam@converse.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

Fencing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Archery, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Synchronized Swimming, Volleyball

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Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Musical Theatre

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,319

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

870
students

Female
100%
870

Male
0%
0

34%

449
students

Female
83%
373

Male
17%
76

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

815
students

Female
100%
815

Male
0%
0

7%

55
students

Female
100%
55

Male
0%
0

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

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

Spring: January 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

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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