Converse College
#3605 Overall Influence#1016 Desirability Rank

Converse College

Converse College is a private university in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It consists of an undergraduate women’s college as well as coeducational graduate, online, and summer programs. It was established in 1889 by a group of Spartanburg residents and named after textile pioneer Dexter Edgar Converse.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,808

Acceptance

59%

Graduation Rate

55%

Median SAT Score

1120

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$17,340

Fees (in-state)

$1,000

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$15,971
30K-48K$17,969
48K-75K$19,124
75K-110K$20,153
110K+$21,375

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$34,800

Employed

86%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

580 E Main St, Spartanburg SC 29302-0006

What is Converse College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1179 World Rank #481 USA Rank
Sociology
#1296 World Rank #502 USA Rank
Literature
#2605 World Rank #1057 USA Rank
Biology
#2425 World Rank #1092 USA Rank
Political Science
#3332 World Rank #1347 USA Rank
Medical
#2736 World Rank #1497 USA Rank
History
#3587 World Rank #1514 USA Rank
Education

Other areas of influence

#1696 World Rank #1210 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#2215 World Rank #1295 USA Rank
Nursing
#2450 World Rank #911 USA Rank
Anthropology
#2951 World Rank #1334 USA Rank
Law
#3420 World Rank #1687 USA Rank
Business
#6662 World Rank #2351 USA Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

Who are Converse College's Most influential alumni?

Converse College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Literature, and Criminal Justice. Converse College’s most academically influential people include Julia Peterkin, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and Harriet O'Neill.

Julia Peterkin
Julia Peterkin

American writer

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Ellen Bryant Voigt

American poet

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Harriet O'Neill

American judge

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Lily Strickland
Lily Strickland

American composer, painter and writer

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Tharanga Goonetilleke

Sri Lankan operatic soprano

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Grace Beacham Freeman

American poet

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Alice Buck Norwood Spearman Wright

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Ellen Black Winston

American sociologist and social worker

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Alice Alison Lide

American writer

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Margaret Alison Johansen

American author

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Anusa Thapa

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0001-9486-8350

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