Converse College Overview
Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Converse College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Converse College Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Converse.
- In 2017-2018, 99% of the faculty were full-time.
- On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Converse to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Converse College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Converse.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Converse has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Converse College?
Contact details for Converse are given below.
|Address:||580 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006|
How Do I Get Into Converse?
You can apply to Converse online at: www.converse.edu/admissions/apply/
Admission Requirements for Converse
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Converse?
Average Test Scores
About 41% of students accepted to Converse submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 600. Math scores were between 470 and 560.
Can I Afford Converse College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Converse, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $6,734 a year. That adds up to $26,936 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Converse is 7.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Converse College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 647 graduate students at the school.
Of the 761 full-time undergraduates at Converse, 2% are male and 98% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Converse College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||79|
|Hispanic or Latino||41|
South Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Converse College. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 18 countries are represented at Converse. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and Australia.
Online Learning at Converse College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Converse has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 35th most popular in South Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Converse
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Converse College was 42.2%. This is the #546 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Converse regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Converse majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Converse ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Converse.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#20|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Converse College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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