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Limestone University
  • 4 Year
  • GAFFNEY, SC

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Limestone is a private university located in Gaffney, South Carolina in the Greenville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,647 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Limestone acceptance rate is 51%. Popular majors include Business, Social Work and Youth Services, and Psychology. Graduating 33% of students, Limestone alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,800.

About

1115 COLLEGE DRIVE
GAFFNEY, SC 29340
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference

Limestone University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Limestone Admissions

Acceptance Rate
51%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1160
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$23,023 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$17,747 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 26 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 25 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
9
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    68%
  • Online
    32%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,647 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
469
Undergrads Over 25
35%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
45%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Athlete
    85%
  • Education driven
    8%
  • Not typical college student
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
46%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 24 responses
Poll
52%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 23 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Small
    28%
  • Helpful
    22%
  • Overpriced
    17%
  • They are all of the Above, but still great school.
    11%
  • GREAT
    6%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Quaint
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
33%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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