Gaffney, South Carolina

Limestone College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Limestone College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Limestone College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Limestone College and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,515 out of 3,003 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 extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Limestone College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 25% 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Limestone College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Limestone College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1110

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Limestone College?

Limestone College typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. 30 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Limestone College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >63%
1110 to 1180 Avg + 50%-63%
1040 to 1110 Avg - 37%-50%
970 to 1040 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 970 Low <26%
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Limestone College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Limestone College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Limestone College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Limestone College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Limestone College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >65%
19 to 22 Avg + 50%-65%
17 to 19 Avg - 40%-50%
15 to 17 Reach 30%-40%
Less than 15 Low <30%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Limestone College accepts 50% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Limestone College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 20% Good
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

High School Class Rank

51% of Limestone College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Limestone College students
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%

Admission Statistics

Limestone College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,481 1,522 3,003
Accepted 698 817 1,515
Acceptance Rate 47% 54% 50%
Enrolled 142 240 382
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 29% 25%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 27, 2019
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 39 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 27, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Limestone College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Limestone College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Limestone College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.