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Global Fashion School Rankings 2017

LIM College

New York, United States

LIM College is a private fashion school spread across three locations in Midtown Manhattan. Founded in 1939, with the aim to fuse fashion with business education, LIM College offers masters programmes in fashion marketing, merchandising and supply chain management. LIM's school resources scored highly by respondents to our survey, with students particularly satisfied with the library, workrooms and campus available to them. Students were also pleased with the quality of networking opportunities, such as the school's C-Suite Speaker Series, where industry leaders are invited to speak with students about the realities and challenges of the industry. In our survey, LIM is also commended for the work placement opportunities it provides its small cohort. Areas for improvement are the teaching quality and course content, which received below average scores, particularly content around innovation.


Graduate, Business Ranking 2017

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Courses Offered

MPS Fashion Marketing; MPS Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management; MPS Global Fashion Supply Chain Management

Student & Alumni Comments

"I received the training and skills I needed to launch my own company. I obtained the knowledge I needed to understand the fashion industry."


"Balanced the delivery of practical and theoretical knowledge. Industry exposure is excellent. Would recommend!"


"I loved LIM. They gave me the tools that motivated me to launch my career. I had a wonderful experience interning at Tommy Hilfiger, enjoyed all of my classes, and valued the knowledge of the professors."


"Very experimental and focused in discovering the commercial language of design. Course content is broad and lacks depth in certain areas."


Full Graduate, Business Ranking

The Business of Fashion's global fashion school rankings aim to provide an objective assessment of the top undergraduate and graduate fashion programmes around the world.

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