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Transfer Profile

Whether you’re looking to improve your college experience or you’ve completed your associate degree and are ready to pursue your bachelor’s, the decision to transfer is pivotal and significant. 

With our faculty of industry leaders, a rigorous academic curriculum, and a robust internship program, we’re ready to help you take your education in the business of fashion to a new level. 

After a couple years in college, you know what you’re looking for in a fashion-business program. Fundamental knowledge. Real-world skills. The connections to find the great internships and jobs. The experience to make your résumé stand out from the rest. We have what you need.

Learn from the best
Our faculty are experts in their fields. This isn’t just textbook learning. These are the working skills and professional connections you can only get from a faculty who live, work, and lead in the ever-changing fashion industry. And when you transfer here, we offer personal attention and counseling throughout your transfer and transition process.

Our course work is rigorous and will give you a solid academic foundation to draw upon—wherever your career takes you—complemented by practical experience to build your skills and further enrich your education. This combination of theory and practice will teach you the communication, project management, and leadership skills employers value, as well as the specific industry knowledge you’ll need. You’ll join the workforce a step ahead of your competition.
Earn a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in one of five majors:

• Fashion Merchandising (BBA)
• International Business (BS)
• Management (BBA)
• Marketing (BBA)
• Visual Merchandising (BBA) 

We also offer fashion-focused graduate degree programs, two of which are available online.

Learn by doing
Our Career Management Office and faculty will equip you with the tools you’ll need to excel in the real world. You can even pursue internship opportunities with our full support as early as your first year, empowering you to make career decisions earlier and more thoughtfully. From retailers such as Barney’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, and TJX Companies to designers including John Varvatos Enterprises and Michael Kors to media conglomerates such as NBC Universal and Warner Music Group, our students have been offered and succeeded in internships with industry-defining corporations. You’ll graduate with a résumé, as well as the confidence and professional demeanor that only come from real life experience.

In the heart of it all
There is no better place to study the business of fashion than New York City, and we put you in the heart of it all. Because we’re located in Midtown Manhattan, you will think of Madison and Fifth Avenues as your hallways as you learn and work among hundreds of showrooms, manufacturers, agencies, and fashion landmarks.

A network of success
With a proud alumni network embedded deeply throughout the fashion industry and a dedicated Career Management Office to provide you with opportunities, experience, and exposure, we are committed to your professional success—during your time here, when you graduate, and throughout the life of your career.

It’s your move
Your first step is applying, and we’re here to help every step of the way. We offer a seamless application process, including preliminary credit reviews for students from both two-year and four-year schools. Visit our website to explore the articulation agreements and transfer guides we have with our partner schools. Let us be your launchpad into the global business of fashion. Your future starts here.



Did you know:
We have more than 850 active employers in our internship/employment database.
Nearly 40% of our students began their college careers at another college or university.
Within six months of graduation, our 2015 undergraduates were working in fashion-related fields.**
Our students work at more than 550 fashion-related companies each year.
The employment rate is determined by dividing the number of graduates who reported being employed into the number of graduates who completed the post-graduation employment survey. LIM had an 87.3% response rate.

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