Converse College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Converse College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,220 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1889 and is one of the 10 colleges located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
53
At Converse College you can obtain your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Converse College implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 53 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Music, English and Literature, and Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
The student retention rate at Converse College is fair at 74% (above South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Converse College is average - 64%.

Student to faculty ratio at Converse College is good, 11:1. Find out more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,300
Average tuition pricing is very high - $27,300 a year. The additional fees at Converse College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,000; which comes to a total of $28,300 per year.

Read the details about Converse College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
51%
As reported in recent government data, 1,383 applications were submitted and 710 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Converse College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Converse College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Converse College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Converse College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 500 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Converse College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Converse College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Converse College Location and Maps



Post Address: Converse College, 580 E Main St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302-0006, USA
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