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Converse College

Spartanburg, SC
#23

Regional Universities South



Founded in 1889, Converse College is a private institution residing on 70 urban acres in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It is a women's college that offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and several graduate programs. The Converse College Flying Fleet compete in NCAA Division II athletics; it is the only all-female institution to do so.

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Quick Facts


580 E. Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302

2014-2015 Tuition

$16,500 Tuition and Fees

Students

748 undergraduate students
0% male / 100% female

Admission

August 1 application deadline
52.1% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1889

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Special Education and Teaching, General, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities, Elementary Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, Chinese Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biology, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Interior Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Music History, Literature, and Theory, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Keyboard Instruments, Voice and Opera, Stringed Instruments, Music Pedagogy, Music, Other, Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other, Art Therapy/Therapist, Music Therapy/Therapist, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, International Business, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Science, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances, Art Teacher Education, Education, Other, Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, Biology, General, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Applied Mathematics, Religion/Religious Studies, Other, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Chemistry, General, Physics, Other, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Dance, General, Dance, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Music, General, Music, Other, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Marketing, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 748
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 665
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 81
Percent of female undergraduates: 100%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, equestrian, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 7 6 9
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 1
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 1 1 7
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 1 1
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 1
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.