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 eleven thousand students.

About 40% of all applicant were admitted at Fashion Institute of Technology, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 62% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall FIT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Fashion Institute of Technology was reported as 44.8% in Fall 2012 with over 4,450 college 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 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Fashion Institute of Technology has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 40.4%
  • 2009-2010: 40.4%
  • 2010-2011: 43.4%
  • 2011-2012: 43.4%
  • 2012-2013: 44.8%
  • Projected FIT Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 43.3%

How Does FIT Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for FIT is twenty-four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Stevens Institute of Technology38.2%
Metropolitan College of New York54.9%
American Musical and Dramatic Academy26.0%
Marymount Manhattan College74.6%
Polytechnic Institute of New York University75.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

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