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Converse College Admission Requirements

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Chances of getting into Converse College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.5%
Admission Difficulty for Converse College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
59%
SAT Scores for Converse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Converse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1120

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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 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Converse College admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Converse College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
79%
ACT Scores for Converse College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
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 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Converse College admission chances by ACT score
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%
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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 59% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Converse College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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 1,808 0 1,808
Accepted 1,058 0 1,058
Acceptance Rate 59% 59%
Enrolled 209 0 209
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 20%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
55

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

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.

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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 79% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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