Converse College

A private master’s university in Spartanburg, SC providing distinctive undergraduate liberal arts education for women and innovative programs for co-ed graduate study

Voice. Value. Vision.

Converse produces passionate, service-oriented global citizens who lead in their professions and communities – artists and educators, lawyers and doctors, entrepreneurs and business executives committed to making a positive impact on our world.

 

96%

of full-time faculty hold the terminal degree in their field

 

 

– 82% of courses are taught
by full-time faculty

 

– 3 Converse professors have been named SC Professor of the Year since 2007

12:1

student to faculty ratio ensures personal mentoring

Our small classes ensure every student has ample opportunity to interact with professors and speak out in class. Converse students and graduates report stronger relationships with faculty and lifetime mentoring connections.

95%

of our graduates earn their degree in four years or less

A premier private university at a public-school price, Converse offers even more value in that our graduates finish their degree faster than most students at public universities. You can jump start your career while many of your peers are still in school paying tuition!

Students in the Spotlight

If you want a sense of what it’s really like to call Converse home, just meet the people who love Converse, live Converse, and credit Converse with helping them find their voice, value, and vision.

Ashly

A double major and athlete, Ashly is the fastest runner in Converse history.

Natacha

A Rwandan chemist, Natacha saw her parents for the first time in 4 years at graduation.

Wael

An Egyptian pianist whose hands defy physics, Wael debuted at Carnegie Hall.

Connie

A 53-yr-old writing major, Connie never expected to be published on her first try.

Start Your Adventure

When you look at the students who attend Converse and what they achieve, it’s inspiring and exciting: You could be one of them. The best way to get to know Converse is to visit us. You’ll get a genuine feel for who we are, and for the college adventure that will challenge you to explore new experiences and create your own way of thriving in the world.