Fashion Institute of Technology Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Founded in 1944, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is a public college located in New York City. The school was originally established to provide training for those entering the fashion industry, but it has since expanded to include programs in business, advertising, marketing, communication and technology. FIT has grown from a small program offering seven courses and just 60 students to a comprehensive college with more than 10,000 students enrolled in more than 50 majors. FIT is renowned for its strong academic programs and its unique approach to teaching fashion design and related disciplines. The school has produced some of the world’s most successful designers including Donna Karan, Calvin Klein and Michael Kors. FIT also offers students access to a wide range of resources such as its Fashion Resource Center which provides access to thousands of books on fashion history, textiles and trends as well as its museum which features rotating exhibitions on various aspects of fashion history. In addition to providing educational opportunities for aspiring designers, FIT also provides internship opportunities with leading companies throughout the fashion industry. Through internships students gain valuable experience that will help them when looking for jobs after graduation.

Fashion Institute of Technology, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Fashion Institute of Technology. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Fashion Institute of Technology, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Fashion Institute of Technology is a renowned college located in New York City. It is part of the State University of New York system and has been providing students with quality education since 1944. The college has over 9,000 students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs, making it one of the largest fashion schools in the United States. The average GPA for admission to Fashion Institute of Technology is 3.3 and the acceptance rate is around 70%. The student body is diverse with over 40% self-identifying as a minority race or ethnicity and nearly half of all students coming from outside New York State. FIT also has an active study abroad program, allowing students to gain international experiences while studying fashion design, media arts, business management, advertising, marketing and more. Financial aid is available for qualified students to help cover tuition costs and other expenses associated with attending college. In addition to traditional scholarships and grants, FIT also offers specialized grants such as the “Fashionista” grant for female entrepreneurs interested in pursuing business opportunities in fashion or technology-related fields.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

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Fall 2022 acceptance rate 39%
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Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 39%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 4,263
Female applicants 3,713
Male applicants 550
Applicants accepted 1,669
Female applicants accepted 1,484
Male applicants accepted 185
Freshman enrollment 1,071
Female freshman enrollment 19
Male freshman enrollment 1,052
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores N/A
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Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores N/A
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range N/A
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