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Converse College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 76 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

92% Women
8% Men


Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association

Conference Carolinas

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - - Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Soccer - - - Yes
Softball - - - Yes
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Tennis - - - Yes
Volleyball - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8%
Black/non-Hispanic 11.3%
Hispanic 1.0%
Non-resident alien 0.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.9%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 79.1%
Percent of students with disability 4%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 8
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Kayla from Inman, SC
  • 4
  • Our dorms are old for the most part since it is an historic school. They school is remodeling a lot of things. I love living in the dorms even though…

  • Apr-06-2012 Read More
  • Unannounced Connie
  • 3
  • Life in the Pell Dorm for first-year students is going to be heavenly, but if you do get stuck with Dexter, you still haven't completely lucked out. The freshman dorms…

  • Oct-29-2014 Read More
  • Vanessa from Chester, SC
  • 4
  • the residence halls are very nice. t had the chance to see the new senior housing apartments, and i thought i was in a condo at the beach! the halls…

  • Feb-04-2012 Read More
  • Spartanburg, SC
  • 5
  • The dorm life at Converse is interesting. Facilities to help students have a good environment are provided. People in charge of the environment try as much as possible to maintain…

  • May-29-2012 Read More
  • Zane from Virginia Beach, VA
  • 5
  • I love dorm life. There's more responsibility, however it's a taste of what it's like to live on your own.Most of the dorms are really nice, and if there's an…

  • Nov-06-2014 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Green
  • Jan-12-2015 I am a current student here

    Food is a little hit or miss. Some days, the food is really good; others it's just...alright. However, Converse provides options for vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike. Also, the Innovation Station provides great meals at lunch time. The food isn't as great as I'd hoped, but at least there are plenty of options to choose from.

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  • 4
  • Victoria from Murrells Inlet, SC
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Okay, I know what you're thinking. The dining hall can't be great. The food really is wonderful. The chef, Daniel, listens to our requests and tries to implement them. You can submit recipes that you want them to make or specific foods you'd like to see, and they will make them. The cookies and desserts are wonderful, and believe me, this is why the Freshman 15 is a thing. However, as with all dining halls, the food can get repetitive or boring, and there can be the occasional screw up when trying to feed so many people at one time. However, for times like this, there is the on campus Sub Connection, where you can use your meals to get subs, wraps, salads, or soup, instead of the dining hall food.

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  • 2
  • Zane from Virginia Beach, VA
  • Nov-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Gee occasionally has good food. However, they do have a salad bar and an innovation line that usually has good food. There is also Sub Connection, which is a knock off of Starbucks and Subway. It usually has a long line, but it has the best food. Although, you do get tired of subs and salads after a while.

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  • 3
  • Unannounced Connie
  • Oct-29-2014 I am a current student here

    At first, you will notice that you're going to poop a lot. It happens to everyone, and it's happened to me. No, you're not going to explode, you're just adjusting to college food! Gee isn't the worst place to eat, and Sub Connection does get old, but the college is doing it's best to make improvements to everything.

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  • 5
  • Rose from Greer, SC
  • Jan-27-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is always different. They may have the same things, but it will be cooked at new way. You can always find something to eat.

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  • 2
  • Lizzy
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Food is pretty disgusting 99% of the time, honestly

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  • 4
  • Idalis from Mullins, SC
  • Sep-11-2013 I am a current student here

    there food is good most of the time, but when it's not you can go to SANDELLA'S with your Flex dollars. (freshmen get $200 or $300 depending on your meal plan) the meal plan is include in room and board.

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  • 4
  • Brook from SC
  • Aug-10-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I've heard good things about the food, but I'm more of a home cooked meal kind of girl.

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  • 3
  • Jennifer from Spartanburg, SC
  • May-22-2013 I am a current student here

    There is Gee Dining Hall and Sandella's. Sandella's is a flatbread cafe-ish thing in the student center where you can use Flex Dollars. Gee is the general dining hall. It's not bad, but it's not good. Some days are better than others. It's a cafeteria. They do serve freshly made omelets at Sunday brunch though, so that's a plus. It really just depends on the day.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Victoria from Murrells Inlet, SC
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Sorry, we can't help here. Converse may have no Greek life, but we refer to the school as one big sorority. We have orientation, we do Big Sis/Lil Sis, we have mixers and events to meet each other: we even have events that you would not expect to be school sponsored: casino nights, Halloween parties, big overnight blowouts.

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  • 0
  • Zane from Virginia Beach, VA
  • Nov-06-2014 I am a current student here

    It is an all girls campus, so there's not a lot of Greek Life except for I Felta Thi. (I felt a thigh.) It's where the girls dress up as guys, and provide campus with a bunch of laughs. They are amazing, and make wonderful guys.

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  • 0
  • Jennifer from Spartanburg, SC
  • May-22-2013 I am a current student here

    Nonexistent. Visit Wofford for that. However some people feel that Converse is like one big sorority, being a women's college and all that.

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  • 0
  • Bella
  • Jun-22-2012 I am a current student here

    There is no Greek life at this college.

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