Limestone College

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Limestone College can be found in Gaffney, SC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Limestone College has an enrollment of about 2,300 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 970 (25th percentile) - 1160 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 18 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Limestone College average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.25 for accepted students. 51% of all students that apply are granted admission to Limestone College, from which 26% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Limestone College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Limestone College was reported as 50.9% in Fall 2020 with over 2,570 applications submitted to Limestone College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Limestone College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Limestone College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Limestone College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 47.6%
  • 2017-2018: 50.4%
  • 2018-2019: 44.2%
  • 2019-2020: 50.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 45.0%

How Does Limestone College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Limestone College is eleven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Gardner-Webb University66.7%
Converse College89.3%
Wofford College59.8%
Belmont Abbey College80.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Limestone College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 580
Math480 - 580
Total Score970 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
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