Converse College Demographics & Diversity

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Converse College are primarily White with a small Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Converse College students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 9%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 10%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Converse College is a women's college. There are more female students than male students enrolled at Converse College with a gender ratio of 94% women to 6% men.  Though it is a women's college, 5.58% of the student body is male. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Converse College has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Converse College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 6%
Women 94%
Enrollment by gender for Converse College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 77
Women 1,303

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Converse College serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Converse College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 24%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$57,113 per year

47% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.1%
Part time Undergrads 6.2%

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

Converse College Campus