Make yourself at home in Manhattan.

Nothing compares to life in NYC. It's colorful, fast-paced, and never dull. 

You can choose to live in our space at the FOUND Study - Midtown East residence hall, or strike out on your own to find a place that fits your specific needs.


LIM Students' Experience at the FOUND Study Residence Hall

FOUND Study - Midtown East

LIM has multiple dedicated floors at the high-rise FOUND Study building in Manhattan's vibrant Midtown East neighborhood.

This modern student residence is in the heart of Manhattan at Lexington Ave. and 51st St.—a quick walk from both of our academic buildings and steps from multiple subway and bus lines. FOUND Study is around the corner from an NYPD police precinct and situated very close to some of the City's best-known attractions.

Renovated in 2022, FOUND Study features double rooms w/private bathrooms, a fitness center, 24hr security, laundry room, lounges and study areas, bike storage, a communal kitchen and dining room, as well as numerous other co-living amenities.

LIM students can live in standard double rooms, deluxe doubles, and or single rooms (limited quantity available).

All rooms include:

  • One microwave
  • One refrigerator
  • One closet

Rooms also include one set of furniture per resident, including:

  • Twin XL bed and mattress 2-drawer dresser
  • Desk
  • Desk chair

Deluxe double rooms boast a kitchenette, which includes a refrigerator and microwave as well as a sink and electric cooktop.

Address: 569 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022

  • 24-hour security, including staffing and turnstile/keycard access
  • 24-hour on-site maintenance
  • Large and small classrooms and study space
  • Library and computer stations with printing area
  • Communal kitchen and dining area
  • Movie screening/lounge area
  • Storage lockers and bike storage
  • Automated package alert system and mail/package room
  • 24/7 fitness center
  • Events and programming for all FOUND residents and specific programming and support for LIM students
  • Live-in professional and student staff


New and returning students for spring 2024 can apply using the housing application. Please submit the application and the $725 housing deposit to complete your application.

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  • .6 mile, 12 minute walk to 5th Ave
  • .4 mile, 8 minute walk to Maxwell Hall


The building has 24/7 on-site security and access is managed by card swipes and turnstiles at all times.

LIM has a professional Residential Community Coordinator living on the premises, along with several student Residential Community Advisors. 

These staff members offer programming, outreach, and support for LIM students living in the building. FOUND Study also has their own on-call professional and student staff, including a Residence Director, Resident Advisors, security, and maintenance staff.

For the 2023-2024 academic year, the cost for housing will be:

  • Deluxe double room (with kitchenette): $16,911
  • Double room: $15,656
  • Single room*: $21,591
  • Triple room*: $13,725

All prices are for the entire academic year. Room type requests are not guaranteed.

* Limited number of single-occupancy and triple-occupancy rooms with private bathrooms

Students are able to use their financial aid to pay for housing. This does not apply to the deposit and they will need to pay for this when they submit their housing application. Students should work with their financial aid counselor in SFS to complete the necessary paperwork to apply for financial aid to help cover the cost of their housing.

Payments are due by July 27, 2023 for tuition and fees

  • Financial aid can be utilized to help cover the cost of housing.
    • Parent PLUS Loans
    • Private Student Loans (Sallie Mae, College Ave, etc.)
  • Payment for the Fall semester is due by July 27, 2023.
    • Payment Plans are available to spread out the cash payments
  • Students utilizing financial aid need to have their paperwork in order by July 27, 2023.
    • Each student will have an assigned Financial Aid Counselor who can help them through the process.

Visit our Move-In page for all the details.

  • Students may select a student as a roommate for a double room, according to the following guidelines:
    • Put the name of your selected roommate in your housing application
    • Both students must select each other in the application process
    • If you find a roommate after your application is already submitted, please email with this information ASAP and we will do our best to honor requests. Both students must email us with this information for your request to be considered
  • Gender inclusive housing is an option. Students can choose any roommate they would like, and as long as requests are mutual we will do our best to honor them.
  • To ensure student roommate requests are given priority, both students must meet all application and payment deadlines.
  • Students looking for roommates can attend our Roommate Mixers to meet and mingle with other students and meet potential roommates.

Students receive automated alerts notifying them of package arrivals. The building has a secured package room on the main floor of the building. This room is staffed during set hours when students can retrieve packages.

Students moving in can schedule packages to arrive no earlier than 48 hours prior to their move-in. Please send packages to:

569 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10022

Fashion Ave sign on a light post.

Other Housing Options

Off-Campus Housing

If FOUND Study - Midtown East doesn't offer the kind of accommodations and lifestyle you're looking for, here are some resources to help find the place you'll call home.

(The links and information on this page are for informational purposes only. LIM College does not have a relationship with/endorse any entity listed here.)

Student Housing Not Affiliated with LIM

These are options in NYC that are not affiliated with LIM but provide housing specifically for college students.

Educational Housing Services

92Y Residence

International House (graduate only)

The Towers at City College

Search Agents

These are websites that may be helpful in finding off campus apartments in the NYC area.




Additional Resources

These are other resources that can help make your move a bit easier.

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