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

Total undergrads: 733

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 161

Degree-seeking undergrads: 725

Graduate enrollment: 1,333


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

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


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 – General B


Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


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
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 580 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,455
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 72%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 555 (38% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $19,890
Out-of-state Tuition: $19,890
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $16,932

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Converse College Programs

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Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 5816
English Language and Literature/Letters 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 41
History 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 21
Visual and Performing Arts 154
Grand total 54925

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $19,890
Out-of-state $19,890
Books and supplies $1,350

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,021
Out-of-state $9,021

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 206 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 206 99% $16,932
Student loan aid 173 83% $7,879

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 824 94% $13,956
Federal student loans 650 74% $7,231

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,163 0 1,163
Percent admitted 100% 0% 89%
Percent admitted who enrolled 22% 0% 22%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
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 2020

Total Enrollment 1,455
Undergraduate enrollment 808
Graduate enrollment 647

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:

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • 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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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