870
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,724
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
60
60%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Converse College is a Comprehensive institution located in Spartanburg, SC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 580 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC  29302
United States
Contact Admissions
Email: admissions@converse.edu
Phone: 864-596-9040

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,359
Applied
821
Accepted
870
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

1,359
Females Applied
821
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.97
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st September 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st August 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 460 590
SAT Math 440 550
ACT Composite 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

18,340
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Fees

350
Full-time student fees
10,930
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Employees

Financial Aid

14,724
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,526
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,045
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,352
Avg. Loan Aid
5,532
Avg. Grant Aid
11,504
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

870
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.4%
Black or African American 8.68%
White or Caucasian 67.13%
Asian 0.58%
Two or more races 4.28%
Other 13.31%

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 73%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
1889 Day, Founders' Day and Spring Concert

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government, student volunteer services, Student Christian Organization, Student Activities Committee and Athletic Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No No No
Basketball No No No
Bowling No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
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Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

84
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 81
Part-time - 3
Male - 28
Female - 56