LIM College

Situated in Manhattan, the center of the fashion capital of the world, LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion - has been a major force in fashion and business education since 1939. Graduates can be found throughout all areas of the fashion industry, and its high quality of education has earned LIM accreditation from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Colleges BBA, BPS, and associate degrees are also accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs. Devoted exclusively to the business of fashion, the unique nature of LIMs curriculum provides students with a foundation of core courses in the liberal arts and business while offering diverse and intensive hands-on preparation in the fashion industry. This affords graduates the opportunity to accept executive training, merchandising, management, marketing, visual, and communications positions in a wide variety of areas within the fashion and business worlds. All students are required to take three internships in order to earn their bachelors degree; the internship program helps students become truly prepared for successful careers within fashion and fashion-related industries. In fact, 91.5 percent of the class of 2016 were working six months post-graduation. LIM is situated in three academic buildings in midtown Manhattan, with a residence hall on the Upper East Side. A whole world of fashion is at the Colleges doorstep and includes Bergdorf Goodman, MTV Networks, Hearst Publications, and Christian Louboutin. New York City is the headquarters for the garment, cosmetics, publishing, and textile industries, all of which are essential to the fashion industry and are visited regularly by students. Approximately 1,515 undergraduates and 185 graduate students attend LIM. LIM College offers four-year programs in Fashion Merchandising, Management, Marketing, and Visual Merchandising, leading to the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree and International Business leading to the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. Also offered is a four-year Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) program in Fashion Merchandising, as well as associate degree programs in Fashion Merchandising. LIM also offers four graduate programs: the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management; Fashion Marketing Global Fashion Supply Chain Management and Visual Merchandising. Potential students who want to try out college-level classes can attend summer or Saturday classes for high school students or visiting college students on such topics as buying, styling and fashion show production to get a feel for what the business of fashion is all about.

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Proprietary, Coed 1939 N/A Semester N/A 12 E. 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022 (212) 752-1530
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New York New York