Admissions

International Student Application Procedures

LIM College welcomes international student applications from across the globe. We have a rolling admissions policy, but we strongly recommend that all international students submit your application as early as possible in order to allow enough time for a visa to be issued. The visa process will be started only upon your acceptance to the College. ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SHOULD BE SENT TO THE OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS.

International Freshman Application Requirements

 

  1. Application for Admission and $40 non-refundable application fee. You may apply online or print a paper application
  2. Two Letters of Recommendation
  3. Interview
  4. Required Essay
  5. Official High School/Secondary School transcripts
    • For all submitted transcripts/documentation/credentials not in English, students must provide an official/certified/notarized and translated word-for-word translation along with the original documents (see Transcripts for more information)
  6. TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores or proof of English Proficiency (see Language Requirements for details)
  7. We strongly recommend that all students send a resume or activity sheet to supplement their application

 

International Transfer Application Requirements

  1. Application for Admission and $40 non-refundable application fee. You may apply online or print a paper application
  2. Two Letters of Recommendation
  3. Interview
  4. Required Essay  
  5. Official High School/Secondary School transcripts
    • For all submitted transcripts/documentation/credentials not in English, students must provide an official/certified/notarized and translated word-for-word translation along with the original documents (see Transcripts for more information)
  6. Official College and University transcripts
    • For all international colleges and universities, students must submit transcripts to World Education Services (WES) for evaluation. The evaluation must be a Comprehensive Course by Course WES ICAP Report, which can be combined with high school transcripts (see Transcripts for more information)
  7. Official Transcript for all colleges and universities attended in the United States.
  8. TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores or proof of English Proficiency (see Language Requirements for details)
  9. We strongly recommend that all students send a resume or activity sheet to supplement their application.
After enrollment, students must submit proof of high school graduation. International students must submit their transcripts to World Education Services (WES).

Official notification of an offer of admission can only be made by the Dean of Admissions, Assistant Dean of Admissions, or the Admissions Committee. A scanned copy of official LIM College letterhead will be sent via email within 4-6 weeks of receipt of the completed application. 

A letter or email from a faculty member, student, or staff member outside the Undergraduate Admissions Office does not constitute an official offer of admission. Official notification will not be disseminated via email, social media, or telephone. If you receive a notice that you find questionable, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 212-752-1530.


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