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Converse, founded in 1889, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its 70-acre campus is located in downtown Spartanburg, near the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Website: www.converse.edu/

Private
870
Undergraduate
Students
(100.0%) 870 Women
(%Not Reported) Men
449
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 1,359 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.97
SAT Math
440-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
460-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$34,580
Tuition and Fees
$18,690
Room and Board
$10,930
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,580
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
81
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 45% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Spartanburg Population
37,401
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
73% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
All-Stars
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
8.8% Black/African-American
4.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.2% White
13.5% Unknown
International Students
1.6%
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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