Converse College

580 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006
Converse College is a non-profit, private education institution that resides in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Programs offered at Converse College include bachelor's and master's degrees in over 19 fields of study and 64 specialties. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy - Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.

This institution offers dual credit and study abroad programs. Credit toward a degree is accepted for Advanced Placement and life experience.


General Information

Main Phone: (864) 596 -9000 Website: www.converse.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 120
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 711
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 605
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 53%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 40


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 463 652
SAT Math 472 577
ACT Composite 19 28
ACT English 18 29
ACT Math 17 27

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 1,126
Accepted 598
Acceptance Rate 53%
Enrolled 194

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 90% Full-time 10% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 24% Full-time 76% Part-time
Student Gender 7% Men 93% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

68% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
12% Black or African American 0% Multiracial
3% Hispanic/Latino 0% Asian/Oriental
1% Polynesian/Pacific Island 15% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 66% $ 9,020
Local Grant 44% $3,794
Institutional Grant 100% $ 13,732
Student Loans 78% $ 8,274

Majors & Degrees


Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 1 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Art Teacher Education - - 1 4 -
Music Teacher Education - - 1 4 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 19 -
Educational Administration and Supervision - - - 7 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals With Mental Retardation - - 2 - -
Special Education and Teaching - - 2 1 -
Education Of The Gifted - - 2 4 -
Education Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities - - 5 4 -
Education Of Hearing Impaired - - 1 4 -
Education Of Individuals With Mental Retardation - - 1 3 -
Education Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities - - 1 11 -
Special Education and Teaching - - 2 11 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Art Teacher Education - - 1 4 -
Music Teacher Education - - 1 4 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 10 - -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 10 23 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 9 31 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 9 28 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 9 36 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
French Language and Literature - - 0 - -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 4 - -

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 0 - -

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
German Language and Literature - - 0 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Creative Writing - - 2 0 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 12 0 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 1 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 12 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Creative Writing - - 2 0 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 12 0 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 6 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 2 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics and Computer Science - - 0 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 1 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 16 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 5 0 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 1 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 4 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Management - - 0 - -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music - - - 0 -
Voice and Opera - - 0 0 -
Music History, Literature, and Theory - - 1 0 -
Music Theory and Composition - - 0 0 -
Music - - 0 0 -
Voice and Opera - - 0 2 -
Keyboard Instruments - - 0 1 -
Music Performance - - 2 1 -

Design and Applied Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Interior Design - - 9 - -

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fine Studio Arts - - 10 - -
Art History, Criticism and Conservation - - 5 - -

Drama Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts - - 1 - -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music - - - 0 -
Voice and Opera - - 0 0 -
Music History, Literature, and Theory - - 1 0 -
Music Theory and Composition - - 0 0 -
Music - - 0 0 -
Voice and Opera - - 0 2 -
Keyboard Instruments - - 0 1 -
Music Performance - - 2 1 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 4 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 11 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 8 5 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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