Seventh Avenue at 27th Street New York, NY 10001-5992 212-217-7999
http://www.fitnyc.edu fitinfo@fitsuny.edu
About Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Year of Foundation 1944
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,199
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines Fafsa
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,770 in-state, 11,030 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No.
The Fashion Institute of Technology prepares students for professional excellence in design, fashion, and business by providing the premier educational experience that fosters creativity, career focus, and a global perspective. FIT develops students’ aesthetic, intellectual, analytical, and technological abilities through programs that integrate theory and practice. FIT offers students a rigorous and innovative curriculum taught by faculty with outstanding academic and industry experience. FIT exposes students to their chosen professions through internships, guest lectures, industry-sponsored projects, and other opportunities for experiential learning. FIT, an urban institution of the State University of New York, provides an education of exceptional quality and affordability.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Freshman Fair, Semi Formal Dinner/Cruise, Block Party
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Theta Kappa
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship, Korean Christian Crusade for Christ, Chabad, Jewish Student Association, Muslim
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Filipino, Latin American Student Organization, BRAG, Italian, Scandinavian, South Asian, French
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport New York City, New York City
  • Distance to nearest train New York City
  • Distance to nearest bus New York City
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 17%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 35%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (25%), women's dorms (24%), apartment for single students (51%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 7%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 54%
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Other
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 182,467
  • Counseling Services other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 700
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 1,604
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Special collections include fashion periodicals from 1806-1940, original fashion illustrations and sketches, apparel and designer archives. FITDIL: FIT Digital Image Library
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 161,873
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums The Museum at Fit which includes an extensive textile archive.
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Subscriptions 467
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 40
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Number Of Microforms 4,796
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 600
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 85%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered