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Tuition
& Costs

Invest in
Your Success

At LIM College, you’ll receive an exceptional private education that provides you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make your mark in the business of fashion. With an 8-to-1 student to faculty ratio and specialized curriculums focused on hands-on experience, LIM College is your career partner for life.

Undergraduate Costs

2017-2018 Academic Year

Full-time Student Annual Costs
Expense Cost
Tuition $25,575
Enrollment deposit for new accepted students $400
Undergraduate Comprehensive Fee $820
Each Additional Credit Above Maximum Load (19 credits) $850
Zero-credit Course $650
Independent Study (per course, over and above tuition costs) $850
Student Accident and Sickness Insurance $1,630
International Student Visa Maintenance Fee (per semester) $500

*Not a comprehensive list of fees. For a full list of all fees, please see the College Catalog.

 

Part-Time Student Cost (Less than 12 Credits per semester)
Expense Cost
Tuition per Credit $850
Registration Fee $50
Undergraduate Comprehensive Fee $410
Zero-Credit Course $650

 

Summer 2017 Undergraduate Tuition & Costs 
EXPENSE COST
Tuition $700 per credit
Zero-credit courses $600
Independent Study Courses $700 per credit
Registration Fee $50 (non-refundable)
Summer Housing $1,500 per session

Undergraduate students should also anticipate approximately $900 per year for textbooks and other supplies.

Graduate Costs

2017-18 Academic Year

Full-time MPS program for 3 semesters (for on-campus study only) and 30 credits
EXPENSE COST
Tuition (based on the per-credit rate of $925 for the 2017-18 academic year) $27,750
Graduate Comprehensive Fees (based on full-time attendance) $500
International Student Visa Maintenance Fee (per term) $500
International Graduate Student Fee (per term) $350
Housing $9,000 - $18,000
Meals $4,800
Transportation $1,500
Personal Expenses $2,400
Books & Supplies $1,200

Online Undergraduate Costs

2017-2018 Academic Year

Full-time AAS program costs by semester (for online study only) based on 12 credits*
EXPENSE COST
Tuition Per Semester (12 credits per semester, 6 credits per module, at a per-credit rate of $550 for the 2017-18 academic year) $6,600
Undergraduate Comprehensive Fees Per Semester ($100 per module) $200
Books & Supplies Per Semester $450

*Subject to change

Online Graduate Costs

2017-18 Academic Year

Full-time MPS program for 3 semesters (for online study only) and 30 credits
EXPENSE COST
Tuition (based on the per-credit rate of $925 for the 2017-18 academic year) $27,750
Graduate Comprehensive Fees $500
Books & Supplies $900

NYC Cost of Living

Approximate cost to reside and study in New York City (Fall and Spring only)
Expense Cost
Transportation $1,200-$2,000
Housing Charge (fall/spring contract for LIM College's Residence Hall) $16,350
Room or Board (resident students) $4,000
Personal Expenses $1,500

Financial
Aid

We strive to provide top education and career building experience at an affordable rate for you and your family. Every student has access to financial aid through LIM College, federal and state loans, and many other awards. 

View Financial Aid

Within six months of graduation, 91.5 percent of our 2016 graduates were working in their career fields

Secure
Your Spot

LIM College offers several options for making payments toward your tuition and costs.

Check Payments

Make a payment using a personal check, money order or cash in person or via mail. Do not mail cash. Make all check payments payable to LIM College and mail to:

LIM College
Office of Student Financial Services
12 East 53rd St.
New York, NY 10022

Online Payments

Sign up for the monthly payment plan offered by Nelnet Business Solutions (service charge applies).
Undergraduate student payment plan.
Graduate student payment plan
Watch the payment plan tutorial video (the process is nearly identical for Undergraduate and Graduate students)

 

International Wire Transfers

LIM College does not accept direct wire transfers
LIM College has partnered with Flywire in order to streamline the process of international payments. Flywire allows you to pay securely from any country and any bank, generally in your home currency. To get started, click or go to: limcollege.peertransfer.com to begin the payment process. If you have questions about making an international payment, visit https://www.peertransfer.com/help

Undergraduate
Cost Due Dates

May 1 — Enrollment deposit for new accepted students

July 28 – Fall 2017 semester tuition and fees payment deadline

September 29 - Insurance waiver deadline for students who begin in fall 2018

December 12 – Spring 2018 semester tuition and fees payment deadline

January 31 - Insurance waiver deadline for students who begin in spring 2018

 

Additional
Resources

Net Price Calculator
Withdrawal Policies and Tuition Refunds