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580 East Main Street
Spartanburg, South Carolina - 29302
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Assistant Professor of Music Therapy

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Assistant Professor of Interior Design

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Assistant Professor of Art Therapy

Spartanburg, South Carolina

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About Us

Accolades:

  •  Top 5% of master’s universities in the nation for research, service and social mobility by Washington Monthly
  • Top 10% of colleges in the nation for enriching educational experiences by the National Survey of Student Engagment
  • Top 10 “Best Value” colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report
  • Among the top private colleges in the nation for “excelling in access and success” by the U.S. Department of Education
 
Founded in Spartanburg, South Carolina in 1889

Founded:

In Spartanburg, South Carolina in 1889 (among the first 15 women’s colleges founded in the United States)

 
Character

Character:

Private, liberal arts university with a residential women’s undergraduate college and co-ed graduate programs

 
Students

Students:

  • 1,389 total enrollment (822 undergraduate and 567 graduate)
  • 30 states and 8 countries represented
  • Approximately 20% minority undergraduate enrollment
 
Faculty

Student/Faculty Ratio:

12:1 ensures personal attention and mentoring

 
Faculty

 Faculty:

  • 96% of full-time faculty hold the terminal degree in their fields
  • 82% of courses are taught by full-time faculty
 
Students

Academic Profile:

  • Over 93% of entering students have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Over 50% rank in the top quarter of their graduating class
  • Middle 50% SAT range: 970-1160; middle 50% ACT range: 21-26
  • 60% graduation rate with 94% of graduates completing their degree in four years
 
Converse College Research

Academics:

  • More than 30 undergraduate majors merge the liberal arts and career-focused majors
  • Options for double and self-designed majors – more than 1/2 our students double major
  • Graduate programs include MA, MLA, MMFT, MM, MAT, MFA, MEd, and EdS degrees
  • Four online graduate degrees and one low-residency graduate degree
 
Experiential Learning at Converse College

Experiential Learning:

  • Every Converse student will have the opportunity to participate in research, independent creative projects, service learning projects, internships or study travel
  • 1/2 of Converse students are involved in research or independent creative projects. Our student researchers receive more SCICU funding than any other school in the state
  • 1/2 of our students participate in service projects. Our athletes rank 4th in the nation among DII teams for their community service
  • 1/3 participate in study-travel to connect with global learning in Africa, Australia, Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Many receive study-travel scholarships.
 
Athletics

Athletics:

Only women’s college in the nation competing at the NCAA Division II level in

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
  • IHSA Equestrian
  • Acrobatics and Tumbling
 
Undergrad

Undergraduate Admission:

  • October 1: Submit FAFSA
  • November 1: Converse application deadline
  • June 1: applications for transfer students due
 
Tuition Reset

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees:

Fall 2016 tuition and fees:

  • $17,000 Tuition
  • $10,300 Room and Board
  • $27,650 Tuition, Room, Board and SGA Fee (includes cable, phone and voicemail, internet service in residence hall, parking, laundry, clubs, special events, yearbooks, and class ring)
 
Billing

Undergraduate Scholarships & Financial Aid:

More than 90% of students receive some form of financial aid or scholarships. Get your bottom-line cost

 
Spartanburg

Easily Accessible:

By car via I-85 or I-26 and by air, served by Greenville-Spartanburg and Charlotte-Douglas international airports. Get driving directions and hotel discounts

Open Jobs
Assistant Professor of Music Therapy
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Assistant Professor of Interior Design
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Assistant Professor of Art Therapy
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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