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Tuition & Fees

$5,200

$14,200

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,044
Declined + 2,523
Total Received 4,567
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undergraduateRatios

15%

85%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Fashion Merchandising Management
  2. Fashion Design
  3. Advertising/marketing Communications
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School Facts

The Fashion Institute of Technology, founded in 1944, is a school of art and design and business and technology. It is a public institution, receiving its principal financial support from the State and City of New York. Its five-acre campus is located in midtown Manhattan, near the center of New York's fashion industry.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,755
Established in 1944
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

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Codes

SAT 2257
ACT 2744

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New York, NY

Five-acre, urban campus in midtown Manhattan (New York City population: 8,405,837). Served by air, bus, and train; airport also serves Newark, NJ (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Fashion Institute of Technology
Seventh Avenue at 27th Street
New York, NY 10001-5992

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,044
Declined + 2,523
Total Received 4,567

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Laura Arbogast
Director of Admissions
P: 212 217-3760
fitinfo@fitnyc.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,979,226
State $4,208,139
Institutional $1,183,611
Other external $784,530
Total $16,155,506

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $78,000
Other external
Total $78,000

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NJCC (Division III)
Mascot
Tigers
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accessories Design
Advertising Design
Advertising/Marketing Communications
Art History/Museum Professions
Art Market/Principles/Practices
Communication Design
Computer Animation/Interactive Media
Cosmetics/Fragrance Marketing/Management
Cosmetics/Fragrances/Marketing
Direct Marketing
Entrepreneurship
Exhibition Design
Fabric Styling
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising Management
Fashion/Textile Studies
Film/Media
Film/Media Studies
Fine Arts
Global Fashion Management
Graphic Design
Home Products Development
Illustration
Interior Design
International Trade/Marketing
Jewelry Design
Menswear
Packaging Design
Photography
Production Management/Fashion/Related Areas
Textile Development/Marketing
Textile/Surface Design
Toy Design
Visual Presentation/Exhibition Design
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Undergraduate

98%

9,566
students

Female
85%
8,098

Male
15%
1,468

Graduate

2%

189
students

Female
81%
154

Male
19%
35

undergraduateFull-time

75%

7,257
students

Female
86%
6,233

Male
14%
1,024

undergraduatePart-time

25%

2,309
students

Female
81%
1,865

Male
19%
444

Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: January 1

Spring: October 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Other

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
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