|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||650 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Converse College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,359 applications and 821 students were granted admission. Converse College is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 82% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 62% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||900 to 1140|
|ACT||20 to 26|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Converse College's tuition was $16,000 for all students regardless of residency (40.3% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of Converse College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,387 (which is 0.3% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Converse College in 2016-2017, was 158, which is 75% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,278 (which is 10.5% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Converse College has enrolled a total of 1,320 students (952 students full-time and 368 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,320 students, 68 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 6% men and 94% women and 870 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 450 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 144 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 28%
Black/African American: 8%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Converse College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||15%||28|
|English Language And Literature/letters||8%||14|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||4%||8|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||3%||6|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||2|
|Visual And Performing Arts||1%||2|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||1%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Converse College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Converse College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,800. Last year, out of the total 237 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 211 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 296 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 258 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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