Converse College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Converse College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,150 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1889 and is one of the 10 colleges located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
54
Fair
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 54 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, English and Literature, Art, and Music. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
66%
Fair
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.

The student retention rate at Converse College is relatively low at 66% (close to South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Converse College is average - 64%.

Student to faculty ratio at Converse College is pretty good, 12:1. Find out more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,500
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high - $15,500 a year. The additional fees at Converse College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,000; which comes to a total of $16,500 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
58%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,316 applications were submitted and 760 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
Unsafe
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 700 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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