Limestone College, founded in 1845, was the first woman’s college in South Carolina.
The Block Program, established in 1976, was the first step in offering college opportunities to students in the evening program.
The Virtual Campus was established in 1996. Limestone became a leader in offering college classes via the Internet.
The off-campus and Internet programs became known as the Online & Evening. The Online & Evening changed the evening program classes to “hybrid” classes in 2014. Today there are five Online & Evening sites available, as well as Internet programs. They serve over 1000 students per semester.
The MBA program was the first master’s degree program at Limestone College. The first graduate students were admitted in Summer, 2012; the first graduates completed their degrees in May 2014.
Percentage of Day Classes taught by full-time faculty and staff is 70 % (2020)
Percentage of full-time faculty with terminal degrees is 82% (2020)
Limestone's Day Student: Faculty Ratio is 14:1 (2020); 19:1 overall.
At over 2,000, Limestone is one of the three largest private accredited colleges in South Carolina (2020).
Day Program Enrollment: 64% Male, 36% Female. (2020)
The Fall, 2020 Honor Roll included 16/ students on the Honor Roll and 171 on the Dean’s List.
Limestone College's Day Program has students from 28 countries, and 25 states from across the United States. (2020)
Limestone College had 80 International students in the Day program from 28 countries (Spring 2020). 100% of those students were athletes.
As of Spring, 2019, Limestone College has 25 sports, 12 for men and 14 for women.