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Limestone University

Gaffney, SC

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Overview

Limestone University 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

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
E-commerce/electronic Commerce Checkmark
Human Resources Development Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other Checkmark
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Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Programming, Other Checkmark
Computer Programming/programmer, General Checkmark Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Software And Media Applications, Other Checkmark
Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Data Modeling/warehousing And Database Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark Checkmark
Web/multimedia Management And Webmaster Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Writing, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Care And Support Services Management Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

337
Applied
249
Accepted
1,818
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

131
Females Applied
94
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

206
Males Applied
155
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.45
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,200
Private
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Fees

1,100
Full-time student fees
9,350
Room & board
4,564
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

13,019
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,363
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,733
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,716
Avg. Loan Aid
6,966
Avg. Grant Aid
10,773
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
45%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,818
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.08%
Black or African American 34.54%
White or Caucasian 36.85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 0.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 2.48%
Other 19.69%

Gender

Male (45.87%)
Female (54.13%)

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 39%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Christmas On Campus, Homecoming and Ms. Limestone Pageant

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities Checkmark
More
Lambda Mu Sigma as a chapter through USC-Upstate
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
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

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 1 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 Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

158
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 94
Part-time - 64
Male - 71
Female - 87
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