1,135
Students
Financial aid thermometer
19,841
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
51
51%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Limestone College is a Comprehensive institution located in Gaffney, SC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC  29340-3799
United States
Contact Ms. Lisa Hobbs
Admissions Office Manager
Email: lhobbs@limestone.edu
Phone: 864-488-4554
Fax: 864-487-8706

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Human Resources Development Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,070
Applied
1,582
Accepted
1,135
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

1,503
Females Applied
720
Females Accepted
48%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,567
Males Applied
862
Males Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.27
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 528 480 570
SAT Math 526 480 550
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

24,900
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Fees

1,100
Full-time student fees
9,765
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

19,841
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,488
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,452
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,850
Avg. Loan Aid
5,980
Avg. Grant Aid
16,403
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
66%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,135
Total undergrad students
8%
International Students
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.62%
Black or African American 34.91%
White or Caucasian 46.55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 0.34%
Two or more races 4.31%
Other 1.9%

Gender

Male (60.62%)
Female (39.38%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 74%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Christmas On Campus, Homecoming and Ms. Limestone Pageant

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
student success center

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government Association, Student Alumni Leadership Council, Campus Crusade (CRU) and Limestone Activities Board (LAB)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

121
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 85
Part-time - 36
Male - 60
Female - 61