U.S. News Rankings
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Limestone College is a private institution that was founded in 1845. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 902, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 125 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Limestone College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 56. Its tuition and fees are $22,080 (2013-14).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
Excellent academic programs
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Christian nondenominational|
When applying to Limestone College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 28. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 1. The application fee at Limestone College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 54.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||54.7%|
|Application deadline||August 28|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||September 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Limestone College is 12:1, and the school has 67.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Limestone College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 59.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||21%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Limestone College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 902, with a gender distribution of 58.6 percent male students and 41.4 percent female students. At this school, 52 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 48 percent of students live off campus. Limestone College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Limestone College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Limestone College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Limestone College, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Limestone College.
|Students who have cars on campus||75%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Limestone College, 93.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,970.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$22,080 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,800 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data