LIM College is a private, for-profit, specialized undergraduate and graduate college focused on the business of fashion in Midtown Manhattan. It was founded in 1939 by Maxwell F. Marcuse as the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising.
The college offers undergraduate majors leading to a Bachelor's degree in International Business and Fashion Media, Fashion merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, and Management. Concentrations are available in fields including Digital business strategy, Cosmetics, Entrepreneurship, Event Planning, Fashion Communications, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Publishing, International Marketing, Retailing, Styling, Home Fashions and Visual Merchandising. There is also an associate degree program in Fashion merchandising. The campus consists of three locations in Midtown Manhattan, located in walking distance of each other, and a residence hall on the Upper East Side.
Library: The Adrian G. Marcuse Library is on the second floor of Maxwell Hall, 216 East 45th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenue. It has a specialized collection that includes 15,000 printed books and 170 periodical subscriptions. There's also a separate archive of rare books and special collections. Outside researchers can request access to library resources by phone or email.