Limestone College Admission RequirementsGaffney, South Carolina
Chances of getting into Limestone College
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into Limestone College and can I get accepted? The school has a 44% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,350 out of 3,057 applicants were admitted making Limestone College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Limestone College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Limestone College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT39%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Limestone College?
Limestone College typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #16 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1130 and Above||Good||>57%|
|1045 to 1130||Avg +||44%-57%|
|960 to 1045||Avg -||32%-44%|
|875 to 960||Reach||21%-32%|
|Less than 875||Low||<21%|
Limestone College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT36%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Limestone College?
Admission data indicates that Limestone College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Limestone College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>60%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||44%-60%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||34%-44%|
|16 to 18||Reach||25%-34%|
|Less than 16||Low||<25%|
Avg. High School GPA3.18
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Limestone College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Limestone College was 3.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in South Carolina for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Limestone College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||23%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||13%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
51% of Limestone College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||3%|
|Top 25% of class||19%|
|Top 50% of class||51%|
|Bottom 50% of class||49%|
|Bottom 25% of class||15%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||31%||29%|
Applications are DueAug 27, 2020
Days left to Apply48
Applicants have 48 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 27, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Limestone College before the Aug 27 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Limestone College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218238 IPEDS survey data for Limestone College.
Frequently Asked Questions
39% of students submit their SAT scores to Limestone College. 36% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
44% of those who apply are granted admission to Limestone College. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1130. 39% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.