Fashion Institute of Technology

country rank  358
world rank  1034

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University Overview

Established in 1944, Fashion Institute of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 75 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym FIT
Founded 1944

University Location

Address 227 W 27Th Street
New York City (population range: over 5,000,000)
10001-5992 New York
United States
T +1 (212) 217 7999
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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Seventh Avenue at 27 Street
New York City 10001-5992
+1 (212) 217 7675

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research (FIDER)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019