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Limestone University
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  • 4 Year
  • GAFFNEY, SC

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  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 1,399 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Limestone acceptance rate is 68%. Popular majors include Business, Social Work and Youth Services, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. 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
68%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1160
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$24,967 / 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
$17,478 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
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. 27 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 26 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    25%
  • Online
    46%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,399 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
419
Undergrads Over 25
35%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
56%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Athlete
    86%
  • Education driven
    7%
  • Not typical college student
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
48%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 25 responses
Poll
50%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 24 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Small
    33%
  • Helpful
    22%
  • Overpriced
    17%
  • They are all of the Above, but still great school.
    11%
  • GREAT
    6%
  • Quaint
    6%
  • Underrated
    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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