59%

Acceptance Rate

$13,164

Avg.Financial Aid

003431

FAFSA Code

About Converse College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,380

Website

www.converse.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Converse College is a private university. Around 98% of the students are females and 2% are males. Notably, Converse College is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At CC around 61% are white, 11% are Black or African American, and 8% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. Moreover, around 91% of the students are 24 and under. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Kimilee Bryant, Ellen Bryant Voigt, Harriet O'Neill, and Julia Klumpke. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At CC, 114 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

580 E Main St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8645969000
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Converse College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

59%

SAT Range

1040 - 1200

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Converse College is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1000-1230 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Converse College, must score 19 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 16 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 580 E Main St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302-0006. To gather more information, they can call them at (864) 596-9000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,058

Average Annual Cost

$17,340

Books And Supplies

$1,350

Other Fees

$1,000

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,930

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,610

Total One Year Cost

$34,230

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $37,005. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($19,890), books and supplies ($1,350), room and boarding ($11,260), and budget for other expenses ($4,505). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

$66

Faculty Overview

33%

Male Professors

67%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

39 Graduates

Biology, General

15 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

14 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

12 Graduates

Music

12 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

10 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

9 Graduates

History

9 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

9 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

9 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

8 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

5 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

5 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

4 Graduates

Political Science and Government

4 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

3 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Mathematics and Computer Science

3 Graduates

Economics

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

893

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

45%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

1%

US National: 44%

Female

99%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

11% Unknown

11% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

24%

Out Of State

72%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$57,113 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 81% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

81%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by CC. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,260 per year for living on campus. At Converse College, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the college offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The college has enrolled around 2% male and 98% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$26,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$33,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,965

$26,965

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$280 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,164

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,947

Students Receiving State Aid

73%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,786

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,311

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,156

$30K - $48K

$14,158

$48K - $75K

$13,003

$75K - $110K

$11,974

> $110K

$10,752

In case the students at Converse College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,297, whereas the financial aid is $7,767. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $8,333 and institutional aid worth $7,767.

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