Established in 1889, Converse College is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Spartanburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Converse College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) women only US higher education institution. Converse College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Converse College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Colours||Purple and gold|
|Address||580 E Main Street
29302-0006 South Carolina
|Tel||+1 (864) 596 9000|
|Fax||+1 (864) 596 9225|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||580 East Main Street
(864) 596 9040
800 766 1125
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
Converse College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 124,571 physical volumes, 19,214 physical media and 29 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Converse College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 622 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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