LIM College (New York City, United States)

New York City. Photo: iStock

New York City. Photo: iStock

Programs: Fashion Merchandising, Marketing, Management, Visual Merchandising

Annual Tuition:
Undergraduate: $24,225
Graduate: $25,650
MBA: $43,605

Notable Alumni: Neva Hall, Executive VP of Special Retail Stores - Neiman Marcus; Daniella Vitale, Chief Operating Officer - Barneys New York; Doug Jakubowski, Chief Merchandising Officer - Perry Ellis; Kathy Nedorostek, Group President, Global Footwear & Accessories - The Jones Group; Dianne Vavra, Senior VP Press Relations - Dior Beauty

What the Students Say:
"Small student ratio: better chances to get recognition from the chair of your major! Many opportunities to build your resume, meet different people, and network with people in the industry. Take advantage of being in New York City!"

"LIM College is a very small but fashion cohesive school. The networking you do at LIM surpasses any other fashion school and truly opens so many doors within the industry."

"The quality of the education at LIM is not as good as expected. While some of the teachers offer excellent education there are others that are too lazy to work. They don't give real feedback on projects and lack respect for students. With the amount of money paid for tuition you expect better quality."

"Use the school as a jumping off point but don't expect to gain a real education- just access to internships and jobs."

The Bottom Line:
Will give you thorough preparation for the behind-the-scenes aspects of the fashion business. If you want to work in management or marketing, this might be the school for you. 

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