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|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||84%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA Offered but % not available|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||42%|
|Percent of Need Met||47%|
|Average First-Year Financial Aid Package||$16,255|
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.
Around 84% of applicants get into LIM each year. Last year, 1,415 students applied to LIM and 1,182 were admitted.
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 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 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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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.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
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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.
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