Converse College

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General Information

Admission Office

580 East Main Street

Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006

(864) 596-9040

(800) 766-1125

Fax: (864) 596-9225



Contact: April Lewis

Director of Admissions
Main Address

580 East Main Street

Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006

(864) 596-9000

www.converse.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 733

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 161

Degree-seeking undergrads: 725

Graduate enrollment: 1,333

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music History/Literature B
Music Pedagogy B
Music Theory/Composition B
Stringed Instruments B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Development B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Education of Deaf/Hearing Impaired B
Elementary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Art Therapy B
Music Therapy B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Converse College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(864) 596-9000
Website:
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address:580 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,320
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,013 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$17,000
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,745

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Converse College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Converse College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education5816
English Language and Literature/Letters22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
Health Professions and Related Programs41
History11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences21
Visual and Performing Arts154
Grand total54825

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Converse College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education11
Grand total11

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Converse College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,000
Out-of-state$17,000
Books and supplies$1,350

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,625
Out-of-state$8,625

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid20094%
Grant or scholarship aid19793%$10,745
Student loan aid15975%$5,268

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid66384%$10,770
Federal student loans60776%$8,757

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Converse College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Converse College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,35901,359
Percent admitted100%0%60%
Percent admitted who enrolled17%0%17%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Converse College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,320
Undergraduate enrollment870
Graduate enrollment450

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Converse College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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