The Lorenzo de' Medici School (Italian: Scuola Lorenzo de' Medici, LdM) is a private institution of higher education in located in Florence, Italy, with smaller campuses in Tuscania, Rome, and Venice. LdM has been a study abroad provider to students from all over the world since 1973, and began primarily as an Italian language institute. More than 2500 students attend LdM campuses every year. In 2006, LdM became a branch campus of Marist College, located in Poughkeepsie, New York. LdM specializes in the arts, such as studio art, fine arts, liberal arts, and language studies. All courses are conducted in English with courses available in Italian for students who are proficient. All coursework taken at LdM allows students to earn credit towards their US and non-US degrees. Lorenzo de' Medici also offers a wide variety of US-accredited 4-year Bachelor's Degree at its campus in Florence, which are granted by Marist College. The smaller LdM campuses in Tuscania, Rome, and Venice do not offer 4-year bachelor's degrees but do offer semester, summer, and academic year study abroad sessions. The main campus in Florence offers both bachelor's degrees and study abroad sessions.