Limestone College

Gaffney, SC

Limestone College

Gaffney, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$26,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
57%
400-499
28%
300-399
0
700-800
0
600-699
21%
500-599
48%
400-499
28%
300-399
0
30-36
0
24-29
25%
18-23
52%
12-17
22%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 249
Declined 88
Total Received 337
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Private

2,219

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Limestone College, 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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,219
Established in 1845
Coeducational Coeducational

125-acre campus in Gaffney (population:12,782), 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.

  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Greenville-Spartanburg International

Limestone College
1115 College Drive
Gaffney
29340-3799

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74.8%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Alumni Leadership Council
  • Campus Crusade (CRU)
  • Limestone Activities Board (LAB)

Top Events

  • Christmas On Campus
  • Homecoming
  • Ms. Limestone Pageant
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
15%
Top 1/2
42%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
57%
400-499
28%
300-399
0
700-800
0
600-699
21%
500-599
48%
400-499
28%
300-399
0
30-36
0
24-29
25%
18-23
52%
12-17
22%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.27

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 249
Declined 88
Total Received 337

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank

Considered

interview
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Development
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,219

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,219
students

Female
53%
1,180

Male
43%
949

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

1,401
students

Female
46%
632

Male
54%
769

35%

728
students

Female
76%
548

Male
24%
180

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 54%
Student 4 year graduation rate 39%
Student 5 year graduation rate 2%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
42%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

38

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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