LIM College continues to thrive while remaining true to its original mission to educate and prepare students for successful careers.

More than 85 years ago, Maxwell F. Marcuse, an authority and pioneer in the fields of education and retail, was asked by leading retailers to create an educational institution for the business of fashion and merchandising. 

In 1939 Marcuse founded what was originally known as the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising (LIM) and in 2009 became LIM College.

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Today, LIM College has embraced an era of increased globalization, accelerated technological advancement, and rapidly emerging new industries.