Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

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Fashion Institute of Technology can be found in New York, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Fashion Institute of Technology has an enrollment of approximately nine thousand students.

About 50% of all applicant were admitted at Fashion Institute of Technology, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 59% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall FIT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Fashion Institute of Technology was reported as 53.9% in Fall 2020 with over 4,440 applications submitted to FIT. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Fashion Institute of Technology has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 40.4%
  • 2017-2018: 47.0%
  • 2018-2019: 52.7%
  • 2019-2020: 53.9%
  • Projected FIT Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 47.0%

How Does FIT Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for FIT is five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Stevens Institute of Technology40.0%
American Musical and Dramatic Academy30.8%
Marymount Manhattan College79.6%
Nyack College97.8%
St. Francis College78.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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