Fashion Institute of Technology.

Fashion Institute of Technology

New York, NY4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Fashion Institute of Technology

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is a public college in Manhattan, New York City. It is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) and focuses on art, business, design, mass communication, and technology connected to the fashion industry. It was founded in 1944.


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, and associate degrees
  • 7,924 students
  • 0.22 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Fashion Institute of Technology

Fine Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Fine Arts, International Business, Advertising, Graphic Design, Photography, Interior Design, Fashion Design, and Cinema Studies.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

2,229 students out of 4,739 applicants were accepted into Fashion Institute of Technology.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Fashion Institute of Technology was $14,863, while for in-state students it was $5,483. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $27,589.

The average financial aid at Fashion Institute of Technology is $5,219. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $9,644 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Fashion Institute of Technology

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

42% of undergraduate students at Fashion Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Fashion Institute of Technology

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fashion Institute of Technology was of $13,945 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,850.

Diversity at Fashion Institute of Technology

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017