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Special Education at Converse College

Every special education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the special ed program at Converse College stacks up to those at other schools.

Converse is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina and approximately 1,455 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 6 special ed majors received their bachelor's degree from Converse.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Special Education section at the bottom of this page.

Converse Special Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed
  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Converse Special Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the special ed progam at Converse compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The special ed major at Converse is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Special Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Special Education Master’s Degree Schools 52
Most Focused Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 82
Most Popular Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 263
Best Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 322
Most Popular Special Education Schools 388
Best Special Education Master’s Degree Schools 432
Best Special Education Schools 581

In 2019, 12 students received their master’s degree in special ed from Converse. This makes it the #302 most popular school for special ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

Special Ed Student Demographics at Converse

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at Converse College.

Converse Special Education Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in special ed from Converse. About 0% were men and 100% were women.

Converse Gender Breakdown of Special Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 83% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in special ed at Converse are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Converse College with a bachelor's in special ed.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Special Education Majors at Converse College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Converse Special Education Master’s Program

92% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 12 students who earned a master's degree in Special Education from Converse in 2018-2019, 8% were men and 92% were women.

Converse Gender Breakdown of Special Education Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from Converse, 67% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the special ed master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 33% of degree recipients. That is 10% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Converse College with a master's in special ed.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Special Education Majors at Converse College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Converse also has a doctoral program available in special ed. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Special Ed Grads May Go Into

A degree in special ed can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for SC, the home state for Converse College.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 3,040 $56,960
Special Education Professors 1,480 $55,560
Middle School Special Education Teachers 1,170 $53,320
Interpreters and Translators 460 $44,950
Special Education Teachers 380 $62,740

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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