Limestone College

Gaffney, SC

Limestone College

Gaffney, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$26,300

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
490
75th
580
25th
490
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,488
Declined 691
Total Received 2,179
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Private

2,133

undergraduate students

128

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1845, Limestone College is an accredited private Christian liberal arts college. Its 125-acre campus is located in Gaffney, SC, 45 miles southwest of Charlotte, NC.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,261
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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Limestone College
1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC
29340-3799

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
490
75th
580
25th
490
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (waived if filed online or if applicant visits campus)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) August 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 27
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,488
Declined 691
Total Received 2,179

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$12,181

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,200
Housing $5,744
Food $4,785
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $2,304
Total $39,133
Average Financial Aid - $12,181
Total with Avg. Aid $26,952

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Financial Aid Office


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

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes yes
Wrestling yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

power lifting

Club Sports - Women's

dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, cheerleading, corn hole, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, kickball, powderpuff football, racquetball, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (beach/outdoor), walleyball, water polo

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Care and Support Services Management. yes
Computer Programming, Other. yes
Computer Programming/Programmer, General. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, Other. yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Development. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Pre-Law Studies. yes
Pre-Veterinary Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
Writing, General. yes

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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

2,261

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

2,133
students

Female
56%
1,186

Male
44%
947

6%

128
students

Female
50%
64

Male
50%
64

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

1,651
students

Female
53%
878

Male
47%
773

23%

482
students

Female
64%
308

Male
36%
174

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Student Break-down

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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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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

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