Converse College

Spartanburg, SC

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Converse College

Converse College

Converse College Student Essentials

Converse College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Valkyries
Website: www.converse.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $28,276
Out-of-State Tuition: $28,276
Retention Rate: 74%
Enrollment: 3,934
Year Established: 1889

About Converse College

A women’s college with a rich heritage, Converse College offers diverse academics in an intimate learning environment. In addition to its women-only undergraduate programs, Converse offers continuing education for adult students, as well as graduate programs that are available to men and women.

Converse’s undergraduate academics feature about 35 majors. Some of these degree programs are offered in partnership with other universities. For example, students in the Engineering Co-op program also take classes at Clemson University, while the five-year Nursing program results in a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University.

Converse College also offers a number of graduate degrees:

  • Educational Specialist
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
  • Master of Liberal Arts
  • Master of Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Master of Music

Student life at Converse is based on academic study, but there are plenty of opportunities to get involved outside of the classroom. Service opportunities, leadership programs and student organizations make for a vibrant and active campus community.

Financial aid opportunities at Converse include a variety of institutional scholarships, as well as federal grants and loans. For maximum consideration, make sure you apply to the college and file your FAFSA early.

Because of the many academic opportunities available at Converse College, admissions requirements vary. Visit Converse’s website for more information.

Converse College Map & Location

Converse College
580 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302


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Getting Around Converse College

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Spartanburg, SC

Winter
Dec
56
31
Jan
55
29
Feb
59
32
Spring
Mar
67
38
Apr
76
45
May
82
54
Summer
Jun
88
63
Jul
91
67
Aug
90
67
Fall
Sep
84
59
Oct
75
47
Nov
66
38

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 745
Freshman Class 169
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,934

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 13%
  • Caucasian: 62%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 17%
Latino 5%
African American 13%
Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 17%

Undergraduate 19%
Graduate 81%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 100%
Men 0%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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