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Spartanburg, South Carolina

Converse College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Converse College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
71.3%
Admission Difficulty for Converse College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Converse College and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,066 out of 1,496 applicants were admitted making Converse College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Converse College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Converse College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
41%
SAT Scores for Converse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Converse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1140

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Converse College?

Converse College typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Converse College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >81%
1140 to 1230 Avg + 71%-81%
1050 to 1140 Avg - 59%-71%
960 to 1050 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 960 Low <46%
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Converse College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
59%
ACT Scores for Converse College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Converse College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

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What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Converse College?

Admission data indicates that Converse College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Converse College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Converse College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >81%
23 to 26 Avg + 71%-81%
20 to 23 Avg - 59%-71%
17 to 20 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 17 Low <46%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.89
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Converse College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Converse College was 3.89 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in South Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Converse College accepts 71% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Converse College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 48% Good
3.50 to 3.75 22% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 9% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 7% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

80% of Converse College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Converse College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 80%
Bottom 50% of class 20%
Bottom 25% of class 9%

Admission Statistics

Converse College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,496 0 1,496
Accepted 1,066 0 1,066
Acceptance Rate 71% ? 71%
Enrolled 264 0 264
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% ? 25%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Converse College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Converse College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Converse College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217961 IPEDS survey data for Converse College.