#5636 Overall Influence #1016 Desirability Rank

Converse University

Private university in Spartanburg, South Carolina

From 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,720

Acceptance

82%

Graduation Rate

52%

Median SAT Score

1115

Median ACT Score

19

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$19,500

Fees (in-state)

$1,000

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$2,711
30K - 48K$14,852
48K - 75K$12,221
75K - 110K$17,196
110K+$17,508

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

1K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

580 E Main St, Spartanburg SC 29302-0006

What is Converse University 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

#1278 World Rank
Literature
#3176 World Rank
Sociology
#7698 World Rank
Chemistry
#14708 World Rank
History
#15907 World Rank
Political Science
#11448 World Rank
Economics
#9628 World Rank
Psychology
#10948 World Rank
Philosophy
#14913 World Rank
Biology
#13006 World Rank
Religious Studies
#13373 World Rank
Mathematics
#17653 World Rank
Education
#16351 World Rank
Medical

Other areas of influence

#5065 World Rank
Law
#7594 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#7601 World Rank
Anthropology
#10526 World Rank
Nursing
#12244 World Rank
Physics
#12348 World Rank
Communications
#14169 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#14740 World Rank
Business
#16184 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Converse University's Most influential alumni?

Converse University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Sociology, and Law

Anusa Thapa

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0001-9486-8350

Lil Brannon

Academic, researcher, professor of English

Lily Strickland

Lily Strickland

American composer, painter and writer

Alice Buck Norwood Spearman Wright

Alice Alison Lide

American writer

Margaret Alison Johansen

American author

Corinne Boyd Riley

American politician

Tharanga Goonetilleke

Sri Lankan operatic soprano

Ellen Black Winston

American sociologist and social worker

Grace Beacham Freeman

American poet

Harriet O'Neill

American judge

Ellen Bryant Voigt

American poet