Limestone College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid. Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Limestone College
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Limestone College Admissions Overview:

Admissions at Limestone College are only somewhat selective; in 2015, the school had an acceptance rate of 48%. Students with good grades and solid test scores have a good chance of being admitted. Along with an application, interested students will need to submit high school transcripts and scores from the SAT or ACT. For more information, be sure to check out Limestone's website, and feel free to get in touch with the admissions office if you have any questions.

Admissions Data (2016):

Limestone College Description:

Established in 1845, Limestone College is a private non-denominational Christian liberal arts college located in Gaffney, South Carolina. Greenville and Charlotte are both within a 45-minute drive. The college also offers evening courses at its Extended Campus locations in seven other cities. The college offers nearly 40 majors. Business is by far the most popular area of study. Students tend to be highly involved in campus life, and the college supports dozens of student clubs and organizations. Sports are big at Limestone. The Limestone College Saints compete in the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division II Conference Carolinas. The college fields 11 men's and 12 women's intercollegiate sports. Popular sports include football, basketball, track and field, soccer, and lacrosse. Finally, a piece of Limestone trivia: the wonderfully awful 1980 horror movie Final Exam was filmed on the Limestone campus.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,015 (2,946 undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 73% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $23,900
  • Books: $2,304 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,550
  • Other Expenses: $4,864
  • Total Cost: $39,618

Limestone College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 81%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $15,301
    • Loans: $11,503

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Liberal Studies, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 51%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 20%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 20%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 33%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Swimming, Wrestling, Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Wrestling, Track and Field, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Softball, Volleyball, Field Hockey, Golf, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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