Tuition & Fees

$23,900

$23,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
20%
400-499
55%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
50%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
2%
24-29
8%
18-23
48%
12-17
42%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
34%
12-17
52%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

63%

37%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,346
Declined + 1,338
Total Received 2,684
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Private (nonprofit)

1,246

undergraduate students

74

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Sport Management
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 5366
ACT 3862

School Facts

Limestone, founded in 1845, is a private, accredited, Christian non-denominational liberal arts college. Its 125-acre campus is located in Gaffney, SC, 45 miles southwest of Charlotte, NC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,320
Established in 1845
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Gaffney, SC

125-acre campus in Gaffney (population:12,657), 24 miles north of Spartanburg and 49 miles south of Charlotte, NC; eight evening session sites in South Carolina. Air serves Charlotte and Greenville-Spartanburg (45 miles); bus and train serve Spartanburg.

Limestone College
1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC 29340-3799

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 1% of male students
 
1 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
50%
Bottom 1/2
50%
Bottom 1/4
17%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
20%
400-499
55%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
50%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
2%
24-29
8%
18-23
48%
12-17
42%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
34%
12-17
52%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
August 27
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,346
Declined + 1,338
Total Received 2,684

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Interview
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Chris Phenicie
Vice President for Enrollment Services
P: 800 795-7151, extension 554
F: 864 487-8706
admiss@limestone.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,808,639
State $2,464,514
Institutional $10,116,285
Other external $354,794
Total $15,744,232

Non-need-based

Federal $2,668
State $197,858
Institutional $310,860
Other external $163,599
Total $4,174,985

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference Carolinas, Blue Grass Mountain Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference
Mascot
St. Bernard
School colors
royal blue, gold, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/General Business
Business/Accounting
Business/Finance
Business/Management
Business/Marketing
Chemistry
Computer Science Information Technology
Computer Science Internet Management/Database
Computer Science Internet Management/E-Business
Computer Science Internet Management/Web Development
Computer Science Management Information Systems Security
Computer Science Programming
Computer Science/Information Technology
Computer Science/Internet Management/Database
Computer Science/Internet Management/E-Business
Computer Science/Internet Management/Web Development
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Finance
Graphic Design
Healthcare Administration
History
History/Pre-Law
Human Resource Management/Training and Development
Human Resources Management
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Music
Music Education
Music/Jazz
Musical Theatre
Physical Education
Physical Education/Strength and Conditioning
Professional Communication
Psychology
Social Work
Sport Management
Strength/Conditioning
Studio Art
Theatre
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Undergraduate

94%

1,246
students

Female
37%
461

Male
63%
785

Graduate

6%

74
students

Female
57%
42

Male
43%
32

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,227
students

Female
38%
456

Male
62%
771

undergraduatePart-time

2%

19
students

Female
27%
5

Male
73%
14

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
34%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Germany
Spain
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Chris Phenicie
Vice President for Enrollment Services
800 795-7151, extension 4549
cphenicie@limestone.edu

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