FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SUNY - [FIT], MANHATTAN

Manhattan, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1944Established Year
  9085Enrollment

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is a member of the State University of New York offering higher education to students from across the globe in areas such as art & design, liberal arts, business, and technology. It was founded in 1944 and is currently situated in Manhattan, New York.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
AccreditationMiddle States Commission on Higher Education.
Annual Endowment37.7 mil USD
Total full-time faculty226
Mode of ProgramsFull-time; Part-time; Online
Student Retention Rate89%
Campus housing capacity2,300
Annual Cost of Attendance (out-of-state undergraduate)$44,110
Admission Helpdesk212.217.3760 | FITinfo@fitnyc.edu

Programs, Campus, and Residence

  • With 3 academic schools, FIT offers 29 undergraduate degree programs, 7 graduate programs and several professional certificates for students to choose from.
  • The institute is popular for its programs in Design and has been ranked #17 among ‘Best Colleges for Design in America’ by Niche.com.
  • Its 4 on-campus residential buildings offer accommodation to more than 2,100 students in traditional and apartment-style living arrangements.

Fashion Institute of Technology Admissions

Application Deadlines: January 1 (fall), October 1 (spring)

Requirements

  • Official Transcripts (Evaluated by NACES)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency: TOEFL (80); IELTS (6.5); PTE (53)
  • Standardized Tests: SAT/ACT (only for English, Math, and Science courses)
  • Admission Essay (750 words)
  • Portfolio (school of art & design)
  • Application fee: $50
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Additional Requirements: International Student Financial Statement, Copy of Passport

Students seeking admission to FIT can apply online using SUNY application portal. Additional materials are supposed to be sent via mail.

Cost of Attendance & Financial Aid

  • Nearly 50% of the students pursuing higher education at FIT receive financial aid in the form of scholarships and grants, with the average aid amounting to $5,480.
  • International Students on F-1 visa can take up campus employment for up to 20 hours per week.
  • The institute awards close to $3 million in scholarships and aid to more than 2,000 students annually.

No federal aid is available for international students. They might be eligible for departmental scholarships on merit-basis.

Fashion Institute of Technology Tuition & Other Expenses

ExpenseCost in USD
Tuition & Fee (out-of-state)21,642
Room & Board18,468
Mandatory health insurance1,500
Books & Supplies1,850
Miscellaneous2,100

The table above displays estimated annual cost of attendance for non-state, full-time undergraduate students living on campus at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

To get a better idea of your expenses while attending SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology, please click here.

Tuition for in-state undergraduate degree program students is $6,870 per year.

Find a Program
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$23,586 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearspart-timeEnglish
$23,586 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$23,586 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$23,586 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$23,586 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$21,642 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$21,642 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 21,642
Bachelors Tuition Fees$21642
Post graduate Tuition Fees$23586
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 14,480
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
9,085
International Students
1,061
Male : Female Ratio
15:85
Student : Faculty Ratio
17:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
October 01, 2019
Start of Application process August 01, 2019
End of Application process October 01, 2019
Application website https://www.suny.e...
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
47%
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
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