Home to about 737 undergraduates in 2020, Converse is a small, private college located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Converse offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Converse can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Converse Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Individuals with disabilities make up 6.0% of the student population at Converse. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Converse Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Converse does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information, check out our Converse for Veterans Guide.
Converse offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Converse has a comparatively small, student body. There were 737 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 684 (92.8%). Part-time attendance was 53 (7.2%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Converse has a very homogeneous student body. We rank Converse #3301 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
We wanted to tell you about student athletes at Converse, but that information was not available.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Converse College Athletics