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Chances of getting into Fashion Institute of Technology

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
Admission Difficulty for Fashion Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage
How hard is it to get into FIT and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at FIT is 59%.  It ranks #52 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. FIT is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 2,568 out of 4,354 applicants were admitted.

Fashion Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.56. Of those applicants who were admitted, 50% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Fashion Institute of Technology is a prized outcome for many students.

The FIT application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jan 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Fashion Institute of Technology.

FIT SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Fashion Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Fashion Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

FIT ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Fashion Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Fashion Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

FIT GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.56
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Fashion Institute of Technology?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into FIT. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fashion Institute of Technology was 3.56 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as FIT accepts 59% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Fashion Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 10.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 24.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 21.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 21.0% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 12.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 7.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 4.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

Applying

Admission Statistics

Fashion Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,498 856 4,354
Accepted 2,125 443 2,568
Acceptance Rate 61% 52% 59%
Enrolled 1,071 219 1,290
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 50% 49% 50%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Fashion Institute of Technology is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fashion Institute of Technology and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Fashion Institute of Technology Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Fashion Institute of Technology
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191126 IPEDS survey data for Fashion Institute of Technology.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Fashion Institute of Technology?

59% of those who apply are granted admission to FIT. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.