#9 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

Limestone University

Gaffney, South Carolina

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Limestone University overview
Location Gaffney, South Carolina
Online limestone.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Limestone University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Gaffney, South Carolina, Limestone University is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,911 prospective students applied, and 1,667 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 294 enrolled in the school.  1,474 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 366 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $25,200 plus fees of $1,100. Limestone University is ranked 861 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Limestone University is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.



Limestone University is rated within the lower 33% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Limestone University overview
SAT 980/1160
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.42
Applications Accepted
Limestone University overview
Applications Due Sep 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Limestone University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,304
Other Fees$1,100
Room and Board $10,645
Budget for Other Expenses$4,232
Total One Year Cost$43,481

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Limestone University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 48%
Human Services 13%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Computer and Information Sciences 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%

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