Established in 1845, Limestone College is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Gaffney (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Limestone College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Limestone College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 175 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Limestone College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Colours||Blue and gold|
|Address||1115 College Drive
29340-3799 South Carolina
|Tel||+1 (864) 489 7151|
|Fax||+1 (864) 487 8706|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|Minority Serving||predominantly Black-serving Institution|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1115 College Drive
(864) 488 4554
800 795 7151
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program|
Limestone College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 62,835 physical volumes, 3,834 physical media, 57,359 digital/electronic medium and 175 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Limestone College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 720 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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