Converse College Admission RequirementsSpartanburg, South Carolina
Chances of getting into Converse College
How hard is it to get into Converse College and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,058 out of 1,808 applicants were admitted making Converse College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Converse College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 20% 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
Applicants Submitting SAT59%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Converse College?
Converse College typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 59 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>71%|
|1120 to 1200||Avg +||59%-71%|
|1040 to 1120||Avg -||46%-59%|
|960 to 1040||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 960||Low||<33%|
Converse College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT79%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 79 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Converse College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>73%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||59%-73%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||48%-59%|
|18 to 20||Reach||38%-48%|
|Less than 18||Low||<38%|
Avg. High School GPA3.89
Typical High School GradesA-
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 59% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
80% of Converse College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||�||20%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply55
Applicants have 55 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Converse College before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Converse College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
59% of students submit their SAT scores to Converse College. 79% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
59% of those who apply are granted admission to Converse College. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1200. 59% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.