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Limestone University

Gaffney, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate88%

Limestone College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Limestone College. Around 88% of applicants get into Limestone College each year. Last year, 1,845 students applied to Limestone College and 1,632 were admitted.

If you are thinking about applying to Limestone College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Limestone College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Limestone College's admissions stats.

Limestone College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 3%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Limestone College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Limestone College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Limestone College?

Limestone College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Limestone College Admissions

How To Get Into Limestone College

Limestone College is a not difficult school to get into. Limestone College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Limestone College accepted 88% of students, around 1,632 from 1,845 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Limestone College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Limestone College is not difficult.

Transferring to Limestone College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Limestone College

Limestone College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Limestone College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Limestone College

What does Limestone College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important

Make sure to check with Limestone College for more information on admission factors.

Limestone College Application Requirements

To apply to Limestone College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Limestone College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Limestone College?

Students admitted to Limestone College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 48% submitted a class rank. At Limestone College 3% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 19% were in the top 25% and 52% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Limestone College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 21.05%
3.75 and 3.99 9.82%
3.50 and 3.74 11.58%
3.25 and 3.49 15.44%
3.00 and 3.24 15.79%
2.50 and 2.9 18.25%
2.00 and 2.49 6.67%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Limestone College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Limestone College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Limestone College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Limestone College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Limestone College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Limestone College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Limestone College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Limestone College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Limestone College accept transfer credits?

✅ Limestone College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Limestone College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Limestone College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Limestone College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Limestone College?

✅ Limestone College is not test optional.

What is Limestone College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Limestone College is 88%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Limestone College?

❌ Limestone College does not offer early decision.

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Limestone College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Limestone College? Limestone College is a less selective institution. The Limestone College acceptance rate is 88%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.


Limestone College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Limestone College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Limestone College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Limestone College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Limestone College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Limestone College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.42. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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