New York, NY
Tuition (in-state)
$13,190 ($4,790)
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Reviews 1131 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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4 Recent Alumnus

Majors: FIT has many connections and the average students get to do many internships during their studies.

4 Recent Alumnus

Majors: The professors are all professionals who don't hesitate to share their experience. The courses are very challenging and one doesn't come out of them the same!

5 Recent Alumnus

Local Atmosphere: NYC! need I say more?

4 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Dining: Again we are talking NYC here! So off-campus dining is superb! The options are just endless. The only drawback is your budget!

3 Recent Alumnus

Weather: It get very hectic in winter and a lot of classes get cancelled but overall it is OK.

3 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Housing: There are many options off campus, but it is new york and rents are very high. A dorm room with utility taken care of and the added security seems more convenient.

3 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: FIT is a relatively safe campus and there hasn't been many offenses in the past.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: FIT is diverse and creative and the students are all very determined. They have goals and work hard to achieve them. The professor are very skilled professionals and the professional connections one can make are numerous.

3 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: FIT is an art oriented campus so it's only natural that sports aren't as big as other colleges there.

5 Recent Alumnus

Drug Safety: FIT is very strict regarding drugs and I don't see many students who would violate those rules.

3 Recent Alumnus

Nightlife: There are actually people who throw parties for college students in new york!

3 Recent Alumnus

Computers: To be honest FIT is not big on IT. Their online services are slow and not much reliable.

5 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: The local atmosphere is amazing as we are in the big apple! There is always plenty to go do or see.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: FIT is more fashion focused so many dont take our sports seriously and most are unaware that FIT even offers sports.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: There is a very large variety on campus as far as ethnicity, backgrounds, and beliefs.

5 College Freshman

Nightlife: The nightlife is great at school being that we are in the city. There are plenty of places to go have fun away from campus.

5 College Freshman

Transportation: There are plenty of transportation options on campus being that we are in the city.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are many dining options around campus with large variety. Also, many offer student discounts.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I believe there should be more campus security outside on campus; such as on each end of street as well as in the middle.

5 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Drugs are not noticeably used on FIT campus to my knowledge.

4 College Freshman

Academics: The academics at FIT are very good. I believe we have great professors as they have actually experienced what they are teaching. I do not like registration process and think they should come up with an easier way.

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: FIT has a fairly strict campus. I am actually glad FIT is so strict in some aspects as it makes me feel very safe. My only complaint with the strictness of FIT is the overnight policy.

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: I feel very safe in the school itself but i am not very comfortable with walking home at night alone. i would rather be in a group or drive home.

4 College Senior

Transportation: I walk to school evryday, everything is so close together there is no need for a car. unless you want to venture out of the school busses and walking is fine and very cheap, i do have my car when I want to go out with friends or buy groceries.

2 College Senior

Campus Strictness: I am no longer enrolled into this school, but at my previous school there were just so many rules that felt it was hard to express ourselves, which was sad because it was an art school.


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Kristen Babson
Charlotte, NC
Fashion Merchandising Management
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The majority of students agrees that the quality of education they receive extends beyond the price that is paid. The FIT faculty has extensive knowledge of the industry and delivers real-world experience to students. Students are also given the chance to expand their learning outside of the New York City classroom, with internships and study abroad programs. Those students who tend to look negatively at FIT are those who are uninvolved and do not take advantage of what the school has to offer.

With the lack of a social scene, lack of a real campus, and the overwhelming amount of girls, students overlook these aspects and value the experiences and opportunities instead. New York City is where dreams can happen. If you stay focused and work hard, you will develop skills and confidence that will lead to a successful career.

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