LIM College

New York, NY

LIM College

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$28,756

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
46%
400-499
32%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
9%
500-599
43%
400-499
36%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
24-29
25%
18-23
55%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

10%

male

90%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,182
Declined 233
Total Received 1,415
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Private

1,450

undergraduate students

282

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

LIM College, founded in 1939, is a private, fashion and business centered institution. Its facilities are located in Midown Manhattan.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,732
Established in 1939
Coeducational Coeducational

Urban campus in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia

LIM College
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY
10022

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Fashion Show Production Club
  • Lexington Line Magazine
  • Student Life Activities Board
  • Dance Team
  • Black Retail Action Group

Top Events

  • Student-Run Fashion Show
  • Annual Drag Show
  • LIM Career Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
46%
400-499
32%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
9%
500-599
43%
400-499
36%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
24-29
25%
18-23
55%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.9

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,182
Declined 233
Total Received 1,415

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

level of applicant's interest
application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Business/Commerce, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Fashion Merchandising
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,732

total students

41%

in-state

59%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,450
students

Female
90%
1,298

Male
10%
152

16%

282
students

Female
90%
253

Male
10%
29

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,265
students

Female
91%
1,139

Male
9%
126

13%

185
students

Female
86%
159

Male
14%
26

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 70%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

144

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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