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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
Converse is a private college located in Spartanburg, South Carolina in the Greenville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 860 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Converse acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and Business. Graduating 72% of students, Converse alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,800.
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Conference Carolinas
Address
580 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302
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Converse College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
970-1160
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$19,245/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $19,812/ year
  • $30-48k
    $20,872/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,061/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,726/ year
  • $110k+
    $27,134/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.29 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.35 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.35 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
860Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Unique
    43%
  • Dedicated
    30%
  • Different
    9%
  • Stressed
    9%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Unapproachable
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
82%
of students say they don't have Greek life.33 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Empowering
    52%
  • Interesting
    26%
  • A nightmare
    9%
  • Amazing
    4%
  • Empowered
    4%
  • Horrible
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.17 responses
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Converse College Reviews

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Converse College is an open, inviting place full of intelligent, insightful women. The teachers are willing to help and provide for you by offering resources for internships, jobs, gallery openings, and many more things. The campus and surrounding facilities are well-kept and their employees are always willing to help. The campus safety and honor systems make Converse a safe place for all. For example, I can leave my MacBook anywhere and know that it will still be there.
The application process is also very easy due to the advisors and admissions counselors who are quick to respond to questions. In fact, I was accepted here the day I applied.
Lastly, Converse hosts many events for the local community and students to enjoy. Theatre performances, festivals, sports events, and more are always going on around Converse.
Do not worry about coming to Converse College. No matter who you are, Converse will make room and time for you to grow.
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The faculty is easily the most amazing thing about Converse College. It's not a big school, so class sizes usually don't exceed 30. This makes it so much easier to connect with professors, oftentimes creating bonds and mentorships. Not only are professors understanding and helpful, but they're also wonderful role models, and have done so much to build me up to be the best that I can possibly be.
Converse, Academically is good. The professors are always ready to help and are very knowledgable. However, that's the only good thing about the school. The dorms are old, and a major mold infestation is constantly being covered up by residence life staff. The food is tragic, and the cafeteria staff are rude. Most of the girls are cliquish, which is great If you find you clique. If not, you are going to be very lonely. Cant wait to transfer next year.