Converse University

#7162 / #1943
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private university in Spartanburg, South Carolina

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About Converse University

According to Wikipedia, Converse University is a private university in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It was established in 1889 by a group of Spartanburg residents and named after textile pioneer Dexter Edgar Converse. It was originally a women's college but now admits men and women to its undergraduate college and its graduate, online, and summer programs.

Converse University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
1,720 82% 52% 1115 19

How Much Does Converse University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $2,711
30K - 48K $14,852
48K - 75K $12,221
75K - 110K $17,196
110K+ $17,508

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Converse University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Converse University, then you can expect to earn an average of $34,800 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Converse University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
1,353 747 606

Where is Converse University?

Converse University is located at 580 E Main St, Spartanburg SC 29302-0006

What Is Converse University Known For?

Converse University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Converse University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Converse University's Most Influential Alumni?

Converse University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Literature, and Sociology. Here are some of Converse University's most famous alumni:

Angela Duckworth
Angela Duckworth
An American psychologist awarded MacArthur Fellowship.
Julia Peterkin
Julia Peterkin
An American writer.
Ellen Bryant Voigt
An American poet.
Harriet O'Neill
An American judge.
Grace Beacham Freeman
An American poet .
Ellen Black Winston
An American sociologist and social worker.
Tharanga Goonetilleke
A Sri Lankan operatic soprano.
Corinne Boyd Riley
An American politician .
Patricia P. Hickerson
An American army officer.
Margaret Alison Johansen
An American author .
Alice Alison Lide
An American writer .
Lil Brannon
An Academic, researcher, professor of English.

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