Interested in test-driving our graduate classes before you apply to a program? Perhaps you’re an educator looking for a course to fulfill a certification or Read to Succeed Literacy requirement. Maybe you want to prove to yourself that you can succeed in graduate school. Come give Converse a try!
Students may apply for “special status,” as a non-degree seeking student. Any student intending to complete a degree program may not exceed 12 credit hours as a non-degree seeking student.
Online and On-Campus Course Tuition: $450 per credit hour
Directed Independent Study Tuition: $525 per credit hour
Term Access Fee: $80 each Fall/Spring term; $50 each Jan/Summer term
Graduation Fee: $150
See a comprehensive list of tuition and fees in the graduate academic catalog.
Non-degree seeking students, or “special status,” are not eligible for financial aid. Students must pay for their courses at the time of registration.
Students not currently admitted or enrolled in a Masters or Ed.S. program at Converse University may apply as a non-degree (special status) student.
- Complete the Special Status Application and submit to Barbara Austin in the Office of Graduate Studies
- Select your courses from our Course Offerings
- Complete the appropriate Registration Worksheet and submit to the Office of the Registrar
- You will need to make payment arrangements with the Student Billing Coordinator. You will not be registered for the course until arrangements have been completed.
If you have any questions regarding your special status application, please contact email@example.com
Want to learn more? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Paperwork or application materials should be sent to:
Office of Graduate Admission
580 East Main Street
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302-1931
The Graduate School
Converse is a nationally recognized and regionally accredited doctoral university.