#11 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

Limestone College

Gaffney, South Carolina

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Student Population
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Location Gaffney, South Carolina
Online limestone.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Gaffney, South Carolina, Limestone College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,569 prospective students applied, and 1,308 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 339 enrolled in the school.  1,836 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 606 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $25,200 plus fees of $1,100. Limestone College is ranked 876 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Limestone College 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 College is rated within the lower 36% 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
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SAT 970/1160
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.18
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Sep 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Limestone College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,304
Other Fees$1,100
Room and Board $9,900
Budget for Other Expenses$4,232
Total One Year Cost$42,736

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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 College 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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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218238 IPEDS survey data for Limestone College.

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