Converse College

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Converse College can be found in Spartanburg, SC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 1,600 students enrolled each year at Converse College.

The majority of students getting into Converse College got an SAT score between 1000 - 1230, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 16 - 22. We were able to estimate the Converse College average GPA (2.71 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 89% with 24% of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Converse College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Converse College was reported as 89.3% in Fall 2020 with over 1,160 college applications submitted to Converse College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Converse College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Converse College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Converse College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 60.4%
  • 2017-2018: 71.3%
  • 2018-2019: 58.5%
  • 2019-2020: 89.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 68.2%

How Does Converse College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Converse College is fifty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wofford College59.8%
Limestone College50.9%
Gardner-Webb University66.7%
North Greenville University62.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Converse College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 610
Math500 - 620
Total Score1000 - 1230
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math16 - 22
Composite Score16 - 22
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