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Limestone College

Gaffney, SC
University Website: www.limestone.edu
Apply Online: www.limestone.edu/admissions-how-to-apply
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Limestone College is a private four-year, coeducational liberal-arts college located in Gaffney, South Carolina. Limestone College is a Christian non-denominational college with programs lead to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Social Work, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degrees.

Limestone was established in 1845 by Dr. Thomas Curtis and his son, Dr. William Curtis, distinguished scholars born and educated in England. Limestone was the first women's college in South Carolina, and one of the first in the nation. Ten buildings on the campus, as well as the Limestone Springs and limestone quarry itself, are on the National Register of Historic Places. In the 1960s, Limestone became fully coeducational, and today student enrollment is about 55:45 male:female. It is the third oldest college in South Carolina.

The college has expanded with branch campuses in Yemassee, SC; Greer, SC; Charleston, SC; Kingstree, SC; Graniteville, SC; Florence, SC; and Columbia, SC that offer evening classes.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $20,000.00 avg tuition

1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC 29340-3799
8(007) 957-1510

Apply online Admissions:
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Financial Aid:
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Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Limestone College

Statistics:
Applied 1,511
Admitted 764 51%
Enrolled total 284
Full Time: 254
Part Time 30
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 400 480
SAT Math 420 530
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 15 20
ACT English 16 21
ACT Math 16 22
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 59%
4-year graduation rate 21%
6-year graduation rate 39%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Limestone College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $20,000.00 $20,000.00 $20,000.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $835.00 $835.00 $835.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,500.00 $7,115.00 $8,832.00
Other Expenses $4,232.00 $3,807.00 $8,832.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $2,304.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 96%
Percent receiving grant aid 96%
Avg amount of grant aid $11,068.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 75%
Avg amount of student loan aid $9,351.00

Limestone College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Human Resources Development X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, Other X X
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance X
Computer Programming, Other X
Computer Programming/Programmer, General X X
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other X X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
Writing, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Pre-Law Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in South Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
NEWH Atlanta Chapter Scholarship Varies September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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