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LIM College

New York, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate84%
Acceptance Rate84%

About LIM

LIM College Overview

LIM College is a private school in an urban setting in New York, New York. LIM was founded in 1939 and the school now enrolls around 1,349 students a year, including 1,349 undergrads. LIM ensures housing for up to 400 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

Student Involvement at LIM

Love music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? LIM students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

LIM does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? LIM has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at LIM on the Student Life page.

2022 LIM Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 84%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 2.9
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 42%
Tuition $28,634
Percent of Need Met 47%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $16,255

Is LIM a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better idea of what LIM offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for LIM College

Around 84% of applicants get into LIM each year. Last year, 1,415 students applied to LIM and 1,182 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at LIM

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 70% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at LIMare still enrolled their sophomore year. 53% of LIM undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook LIM Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 94% of graduates from LIM recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with LIM directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at LIM

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

LIM meets 47% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $16,255 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $37,086 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at LIM.

Based on this information, does LIM seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is LIM a good school for you?

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Where is LIM College Located?

LIM is located in the urban setting of New York, New York, less than an hour from New York City.

If you are interested in seeing LIM for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take FDR Drive to New York, or book a flight to the nearest airport, LaGuardia.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what LIM and New York are like without leaving home.

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College Info

12 East 53rd Street New York, NY 10022-5268

Campus Setting: Urban

LIM Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to LIM is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to LIM is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

LIM ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

18 to 23

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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LIM SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

940 - 1130

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Math SAT Range

460 - 550

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 580

LIM Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$51,104

In State

$51,104

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$28,634
$28,634
Fees
$820
$820
Housing
$20,750
$20,750
Books
$900
$900

Student Life

Wondering what life at LIM is like? There are approximately 1,349 students enrolled at LIM. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 41% percent are from NY and 59% percent of students are from other states.

86%

Full Time

14%

Part Time

41%

In State

59%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,349

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$29,454

Out-of-State

$29,454

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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