Tuition & Fees

$26,000

$26,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
53%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
59%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
47%
12-17
37%
6-11
5%
30-36
15%
24-29
49%
18-23
36%
24-29
14%
18-23
62%
12-17
24%
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undergraduateRatios

61%

male

39%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,382
Declined + 1,314
Total Received 2,696
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Private (nonprofit)

1,153

undergraduate students

61

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Social Work
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 5366
ACT 3862

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,214
Established in 1845
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  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:12,920), 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

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
18%
Top 1/2
45%
Bottom 1/2
55%
Bottom 1/4
23%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
53%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
59%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
47%
12-17
37%
6-11
5%
30-36
15%
24-29
49%
18-23
36%
24-29
14%
18-23
62%
12-17
24%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online or if applicant visits campus)
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

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,382
Declined + 1,314
Total Received 2,696

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 Right Now

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 795-7151, extension 597
F: 864 487-8706
financialaid@limestone.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Bobby Greer
Director of Financial Aid
bgreer@limestone.edu

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Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Power Lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Badminton, Billiards, Bowling, Cheerleading, Corn Hole, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Kickball, Powder Puff Football, Racquetball, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (beach/outdoor), Walleyball, Water Polo

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Athletic Directors

Mike Cerino (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/General Business
Business/Accounting
Business/Finance
Business/Management
Business/Marketing
Business/Pre-Law
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/Development
Human Resources Management
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Music
Music Education
Music/Jazz
Musical Theatre
Physical Education
Physical Education/Strength/Conditioning
Professional Communication
Psychology
Social Work
Sport Management
Strength/Conditioning
Studio Art
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Social Work
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,214

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,153
students

Female
39%
450

Male
61%
703

5%

61
students

Female
51%
31

Male
49%
30

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,137
students

Female
40%
445

Male
60%
692

2%

16
students

Female
32%
5

Male
68%
11

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
35%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

526%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Germany
Great Britain
Spain
Sweden
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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