Statement of Accreditation Status

LIM College

  • CEO: Ms. Elizabeth Marcuse, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Gilbert Stack
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Anne Wahl, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools » Four-year, small, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (For-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Laboratory Institute of Merchandising (6/15/2009)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1977
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2022

Contact Information

545 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10017

(212) 752-1530

www.limcollege.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • March 2, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the request for prior approval for the change in existing program's method of delivery. To include Bachelor of Science in International Business program within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • March 2, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the request for prior approval for the change in existing program's method of delivery. To include Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) in Fashion Merchandising program within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • March 2, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the request for prior approval for the change in existing program's method of delivery. To include Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Management program within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • March 2, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the request for prior approval for the change in existing program's method of delivery. To include the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) in Visual Studies program within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • June 22, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation. To acknowledge the institution's participation in the Collaborative Implementation Project and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • November 15, 2012
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:

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