ACBSP Accredited Program Performance

Student Learning Results (ACBSP Standard 4)

LIM College Performance Results (ACBSP Standard 6)

 

Graduates

  Fall 2010 cohort Fall 2011 cohort Fall 2012 cohort
  N % N % N %
Total Cohort 344   331   259  
Total Graduated 187 54% 155 47% 152 59%
Graduates by Major*            
   Fashion Merchandising            
      AAS 3 2% 6 4% 4 3%
      AOS 3 2% 0 0% 0 0%
      BBA 78 42% 64 41% 87 57%
      BPS 21 11% 12 8% 12 8%
   Management (BBA) 14 7% 12 8% 11 7%
   Marketing (BBA) 54 29% 47 30% 27 18%
   Visual Merchandising (BBA) 14 7% 14 9% 11 7%

* For graduates by major, N = the total number of graduates from each degree program, while % = the percentage of all graduates who graduated with that particular degree. All numbers reported are six-year graduation rates.

 

Two Year Retention Rates

  Fall 2014 cohort Fall 2015 cohort Fall 2016 cohort
  N Returned 2016-17 N Returned 2017-18 N Returned 2018-19
Total Cohort 285 170 269 166 260 143
Retention Rate   60%   62%   55%
Retention by Major*            
   Fashion Merchandising            
      AAS 6 83% 9 56% 3 67%
      AOS 2 50% 4 25% 2 50%
      BBA 123 64% 134 72% 115 55%
      BPS 23 74% 22 59% 19 32%
   Management (BBA) 23 61% 14 64% 18 56%
   Marketing (BBA) 47 57% 42 69% 53 55%
   Visual Merchandising (BBA) 19 100% 13 54% 15 60%

* For retention by major, N = the total number of students in the cohort enrolled in each degree program, while the second column represents the percentage of those students who were still enrolled at the College two years later. Retention rates by major are only reported for students who declare a major by the end of their second year. Programs accredited by ACBSP include Fashion Merchandising (AAS, AOS, BBA, and BPS), Management (BBA), Marketing (BBA), and Visual Merchandising (BBA).

 

Employment After Graduation

  Employment After Graduation
  Percentage of 2014-15 Graduates Employed Within 6 Months Percentage of 2015-16 Graduates Employed Within 6 Months Percentage of 2016-17 Graduates Employed Within 6 Months
Fashion Merchandising 94% 91% 92%
Management 90% 100% 88%
Marketing 87% 87% 91%
Visual Merchandising 92% 96% 94%