Eligibility & Requirements


The minimum requirements for admission into the Limestone University Honors Program include:

  • Score of 1100 on the SAT or 22 on the ACT
  • High School Grade Point average of 3.5 (unweighted on a 4.0 scale)
  • Personal essay
  • Two letters of recommendation (one addressing the applicant’s academic achievements, the other attesting to the applicant’s character). 3/26/2020 UPDATE: In light of the many current high school closures due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Limestone recognizes high school seniors applying for the 2020-2021 Academic Year may have difficulty connecting with their teachers. For this reason, The University is temporarily waiving its two letters of recommendation policy when applying tot he Honors Program. Applicants are responsible for completing the application and personal essay.


A transfer student (with less than 36 hours) with a score of at least 1,100 on the SAT or a minimum score of 22 on the ACT and who has achieved at least a 3.5 Grade Point Average at their previous institution may apply for admission into Limestone’s Honors Program.

In addition, transfer students (with less than 36 hours) in good standing within their previous institution’s Honors Program are also eligible to apply for admission into Limestone’s Honors Program.