Fashion Institute of Technology

New York, NY

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.

School Profiles: Undergrad Visual Arts

Tuition & Fees

$6,110

$16,490

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

18%

male

82%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,395
Declined + 2,049
Total Received 4,444
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Public

8,508

undergraduate students

218

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Fashion Business Management
  2. Fashion Design
  3. Advertising/marketing Communications
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Codes

SAT 2257
ACT 2744

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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 8,726
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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New York, NY

City block in midtown Manhattan (New York City population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train; air also serves Newark, NJ (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Fashion Institute of Technology
227 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001-5992

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
59%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,395
Declined + 2,049
Total Received 4,444

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Considered

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

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Richard Sunday
Director of Admissions
P: 212 217-3760
F: 212 217-3761
fitinfo@fitnyc.edu

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,874

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,190
Room & board $19,014
Additional fees $920
Books & supplies $1,850
Total $26,974
Average Financial Aid - $11,874
Total with Avg. Aid $15,100
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 212 217-3560

Financial Aid Officer

Mina Friedmann
Director of Financial Aid

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, cheerleading, dance

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Athletic Directors

Kerri-Ann Mctiernan (men's)
Director Of Athletics

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NJCC
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
blue

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Fashion Business Management
  2. Fashion Design
  3. Advertising/marketing Communications

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

8,726

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

8,508
students

Female
82%
7,007

Male
18%
1,501

2%

218
students

Female
85%
185

Male
15%
33

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

7,340
students

Female
83%
6,080

Male
17%
1,260

14%

1,168
students

Female
80%
927

Male
20%
241

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Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

78%

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

Not Reported

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

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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