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Converse University
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  • 4 Year
  • SPARTANBURG, SC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Converse is a private university located in Spartanburg, South Carolina in the Greenville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 781 undergraduate students. The Converse acceptance rate is 82%. Popular majors include Child Development, Medical Technician, and Psychology. Graduating 57% of students, Converse alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,400.

About

580 E MAIN ST
SPARTANBURG, SC 29302
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Conference Carolinas

Converse University Rankings

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

Converse Admissions

Acceptance Rate
82%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1200
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$17,155 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$15,551 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    63%
  • On Campus
    36%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
781 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
23
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
52%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Unique
    44%
  • Dedicated
    32%
  • Different
    12%
  • Stressed
    8%
  • Unapproachable
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
65%
Poll
81%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 36 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Empowering
    50%
  • Interesting
    23%
  • A nightmare
    8%
  • Amazing
    4%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Empowered
    4%
  • Horrible
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
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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