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Fashion Institute of Technology
  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade D minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

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FIT is a highly rated public college located in Manhattan, New York in the New York City Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,875 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the FIT acceptance rate is 52%. Popular majors include Fashion and Apparel Merchandising, Fashion and Apparel Design, and Communications. Graduating 82% of students, FIT alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $43,200.

About

227 W 27TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10001
Branch of
SUNY System
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Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Fashion Institute of Technology Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

FIT Admissions

Acceptance Rate
52%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$8,637 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,521 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
73%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 115 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 132 responses
40%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 132 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    36%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,875 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,033
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 83 responses
  • Fashionable
    33%
  • Determined and slightly pretentious
    31%
  • Diverse Student Body
    19%
  • Diligent & Perseverant
    10%
  • Creative
    5%
  • Outgoing
    1%
  • Stressed
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
77%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 115 responses
Poll
64%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 161 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 84 responses
  • Creative
    62%
  • Professional
    14%
  • Dynamic
    12%
  • Innovative
    7%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Home away from home
    1%
  • Underrated
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
82%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 68 responses

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