Limestone College
#12379 Overall Influence#1292 Desirability Rank

Limestone College

Limestone University, formerly Limestone College, is a private Christian university in Gaffney, South Carolina. It was established in 1845 by Thomas Curtis and his son, William Curtis, distinguished scholars born and educated in England. Limestone was the first women’s college in South Carolina and one of the first in the nation; it is the third-oldest college in South Carolina. Ten buildings on the campus, as well as the Limestone Springs and limestone quarry itself, are on the National Register of Historic Places. In the 1960s, Limestone became fully coeducational and in 2020 its name changed from Limestone College to its current name.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,057

Acceptance

44%

Graduation Rate

33%

Median SAT Score

1045

Median ACT Score

20

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$24,900

Fees (in-state)

$125

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$23,067
30K-48K$21,847
48K-75K$25,147
75K-110K$23,873
110K+$27,535

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$41,600

Employed

87%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1115 College Drive, Gaffney SC 29340-3799

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

49 per 100k

Violent Crime

8 per 100k

What is Limestone College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#4867 World Rank #1470 USA Rank
Mathematics
#3569 World Rank #1564 USA Rank
Law
#3746 World Rank #1715 USA Rank
Psychology
#4217 World Rank #1840 USA Rank
Social Work
#5220 World Rank #2202 USA Rank
Communications
#6315 World Rank #2318 USA Rank
Medical
#7150 World Rank #2695 USA Rank
Education

Other areas of influence

#3648 World Rank #928 USA Rank
Economics
#4077 World Rank #1349 USA Rank
Philosophy
#4877 World Rank #2326 USA Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Limestone College's Most influential alumni?

Limestone College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Law, Economics, and Psychology. Limestone College’s most academically influential people include Mark Mathabane, Jesse Myers, and Travis Gillespie.

Mark Mathabane

South African tennis player and author

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Jesse Myers

American soccer player and coach

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Travis Gillespie

Canadian lacrosse player

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Louis Robles

British association football player

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