Fashion Institute of Technology School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

New York, NY

$6,110

Avg in-state tuition

$16,490

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

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.

Acceptance Rate Insight

54% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

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

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 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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9k

Students Enrolled

31%

Online Student Enrollment

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

41%

Hispanic

21%

Non-U.S. Citizen

12%

Asian

12%

Black

9%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

82%

Socio-economic diversity

37% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

2,719

Student Location Breakout

31% 69%

Percent of Programs Online

96% On-campus

4% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate 7% online

Bachelor's 5% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's Not offered

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

35%

Institution Grant Aid

17%

Pell Grant

37%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,296
State Grant Aid $3,593
Institution Grant Aid $875
Pell Grant Aid $4,811

Financial Outlook

$43k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$15k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. 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.