FIT Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Fashion Institute of Technology is ranked 46th in New York Colleges, 20th in Federal Region II.
Next statements evaluate Fashion Institute of Technology by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($22,312) is relatively expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (54%) is average.
  • The number of students (8,767) is average.
  • It offers limited area of study (48 programs).
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New York Colleges
#46 in New York Colleges
Federal Region II
#20 in Federal Region II

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of FIT are $22,312 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology $22,312

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $18,895

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $17,876

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of FIT are $24,506 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology $24,506

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $20,343

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $23,238

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of FIT is 54% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology 54%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 72%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 57%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of FIT is 59% and the yield is very higher (highly eager to enroll) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology 59%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 32%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 25%

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at FIT is 80% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology 80%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 48%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 59%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at FIT is 10% and it is very lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology 10%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 23%

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 25%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at FIT is 89% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology 89%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 79%

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Student Population

The total student population at FIT is 8,767 and its population average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology 8,767

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 11,396

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 9,101

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at FIT is $6,231 which is 27.93% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology $6,231

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $7,301

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $7,630

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at FIT is 16 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology 16 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 15 to 1

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Number of Programs

FIT offers 48 programs and it means limited area of study compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology 48

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 108

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 112

Number of Online Programs

FIT offers 2 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Fashion Institute of Technology 2

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 17

4-Years or High Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 10

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