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Converse College Admission Requirements

Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Chances of getting into Converse College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
89.3%
Admission Difficulty for Converse College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Converse College and can I get accepted? The school has a 89% acceptance rate ranking it #32 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,039 out of 1,163 applicants were admitted making Converse College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Converse College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Converse College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
59%
SAT Scores for Converse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Converse College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1230
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 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

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 >93%
1115 to 1230 Avg + 89%-93%
1000 to 1115 Avg - 83%-89%
885 to 1000 Reach 74%-83%
Less than 885 Low <74%
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Converse College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
79%
ACT Scores for Converse College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Converse College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

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 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Converse College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >93%
19 to 22 Avg + 89%-93%
16 to 19 Avg - 83%-89%
13 to 16 Reach 74%-83%
Less than 13 Low <74%
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Converse College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Converse College?

Applicants require 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 grades are above the average 3.89 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Converse College accepts 89% of all applicants.

 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Converse College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,163 0 1,163
Accepted 1,039 0 1,039
Acceptance Rate 89% ? 89%
Enrolled 251 0 251
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% ? 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
55

Applicants have 55 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 15, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Converse College and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Converse College prefer SAT or ACT?

59% of students submit their SAT scores to Converse College. 79% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Converse College?

89% of those who apply are granted admission to Converse College. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Converse College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1230. 59% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Converse College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 22. 79% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.