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Converse College

Spartanburg, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate60%

Converse College Admissions

Converse College is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Converse College is 60%. Out of 1,359 applications received in 2023, 821 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to Converse College, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 8/1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who submit their applications to Converse College for fall should anticipate a decision by September 1.

Converse College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Converse College's admissions stats.

Converse College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.9
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 18%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 62%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 82%
Waitlist No

Converse College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Converse College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 1 September 1

Applying Early to Converse College?

Converse College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Converse College Admissions

Transferring to Converse College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Converse College

Converse College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Converse College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Converse College

What does Converse College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

Make sure to check with Converse College for more information on admission factors.

Converse College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Converse College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Converse College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Converse College?

Students admitted to Converse College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.9.

Out of all students that were admitted, 85% submitted a class rank. At Converse College 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 88% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Converse College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Converse College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Converse College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 62% of Converse College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 82% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Converse College students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Converse College students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

To be most competitive at Converse College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Converse College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Converse College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to Converse College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Converse College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Converse College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Converse College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Converse College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Converse College.

Does Converse College accept transfer credits?

✅ Converse College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Converse College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Converse College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Converse College?

✅ Converse College is not test optional.

What is Converse College's acceptance rate?

✅ Converse College has an acceptance rate of 60%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Converse College?

❌ Converse College does not offer early decision.

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Converse College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Converse College? Converse College is a somewhat selective institution. The Converse College acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.


Converse College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Converse College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Converse College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Converse College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

440 - 550


Reading SAT Range

460 - 590

Converse College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Converse College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.89. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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