Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees 2009-2010

LIM College’s basic costs for a full-time student (12-19 credits per semester) during the 2009-2010 academic year

Tuition $19,900
Computer Lab Fee $275
Student Activity Fee $250
Each additional credit above normal maximum load (19 credits) $665
Zero-credit course (per course) $625
Independent study (per course, over and above tuition costs) $665
Student Accident & Sickness Insurance $1339

In addition to the above expenses, each student should anticipate spending approximately $1,100 per year for textbooks and other supplies.

Estimated Living Expenses

Transportation $1,200 - $2,000
Housing Charge (Annual housing contract in LIM College’s residence hall) $15,400
Room or Board (resident students) $4,000
Personal Expenses $2,000

Part-time Students (less than 12 credits per semester)

Tuition per credit $665 
Registration Fee $50
Computer Lab Fee $138
Student Activity Fee $125

Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program

Tuition (per credit) $665
Registration Deposit (per semester) $500
Petitioned Credits (per credit) $90
Application Fee $50

Payment Schedules

Registration fee for all continuing students due before scheduling for semester $200
Enrollment deposit for new accepted students due by May 1 $400
Fall semester balance (12 - 19 credits) without insurance charge due July 15 $10,213
Spring semester balance (12 - 19 credits) without insurance charge due Dec. 1 $10,212

Enrollment deposit ($400) for new accepted students is due by May 1. Students accepted for the fall semester after Aug. 1 will be required to pay $400 upon acceptance and any remaining balance before the start of classes in August.

Students accepted for the spring semester are required to submit the $400 deposit upon enrollment and any remaining balance by Dec. 1. Students entering in the spring semester who are accepted after Dec. 1 are required to submit their $400 deposit upon enrollment and any remaining balance before the start of classes in January.

Other expenses incurred at LIM are fees assessed for the specific reasons listed below. They are payable when incurred.

Late payment  $100 
Returned check fee $25
Duplicate ID card $20
Application fee $40
Course fees (*Applicable based on course) $7.50 - $100
Housing application fee $25
Housing deposit ($500 non-refundable and $200 security deposit) $700
Make-up fee for failed non-credit development course $100 plus cost of credits
Make-up fee for failed Field Trip or Fashion Survey course $100 plus cost of credits
Transcripts (per transcript) $5
Graduation fee - all seniors and graduating sophomores (non-refundable) $225
Assessment of prior experiential learning course equivalent (per course) $75

Certain classes may have special fees. These fees are charged upon registration for the particular class and are due as incurred.



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