Fashion Institute of Technology

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

New York, NY

$7,170

Avg in-state tuition

$21,692

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Fashion Institute of Technology

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The Fashion Institute of Technology, located in New York City, enrolls nearly 9,000 students annually. The public school's acceptance rate is 54% and its graduation rate is 80%. The college offers nearly 30 undergraduate programs and eight graduate programs. FIT has an art gallery and museum on campus. Students can take advantage of more than 60 clubs and organizations, multiple labs, and production studios.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

59% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

88% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Students graduate from this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This is typically an indication of a school's quality and means most students finish their degree in a timely manner.

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83% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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8k

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

17:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

41%

Hispanic

22%

Asian

12%

Black

9%

Non-U.S. Citizen

9%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

83%

Socio-economic diversity

35% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $7,170 $21,692
Graduate $11,542 $23,586

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,850
On-campus room and board $15,200
On-campus other expenses $2,150
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $20,376
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,150
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,890

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $26,370 $40,892
Off-campus without family $31,546 $46,068
Off-campus with family $13,910 $28,432

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

40%

State Grant Aid

36%

Institution Grant Aid

27%

Pell Grant

35%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,098
State Grant Aid $3,789
Institution Grant Aid $2,200
Pell Grant Aid $4,970

Financial Outlook

$15k

Average student debt after graduation

$43k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.