Limestone College

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General Information

Admission Office

1115 College Drive

Gaffney, SC 29340-3799

(864) 488-4554

(800) 795-7151

Fax: (864) 487-8706

Contact: Chris Phenicie

Vice President for Enrollment Services
Main Address

1115 College Drive

Gaffney, SC 29340-3799

(864) 489-7151

Total undergrads: 742

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 171

Degree-seeking undergrads: 742


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 56%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 54%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Jazz Studies B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business/Managerial Economics B
E-Commerce B
Human Resources Development B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,B
Computer Science A,B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Computer/Systems Security B
Database Management B
Information Technology A
System Administration B
Web/Multimedia Design B
Web/Multimedia Management A,B


Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Pre-Chiropractic B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Limestone College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 1115 College Drive, Gaffney, SC 29340-3799
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,206
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 24%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,438 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $26,300
Out-of-state Tuition: $26,300
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $17,747

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Limestone College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Limestone College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 35
Education 7
English Language and Literature/Letters 3
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 5391

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Limestone College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $26,300
Out-of-state $26,300
Books and supplies $2,304

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,500
Out-of-state $12,500

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 364 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 364 99% $17,747
Student loan aid 316 86% $12,167

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,891 80% $11,050
Federal student loans 1,702 72% $10,218

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Limestone College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Limestone College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,569 1,241 1,328
Percent admitted 100% 55% 47%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 17% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Limestone College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,206
Undergraduate enrollment 2,116
Graduate enrollment 90

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Limestone College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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