Drug Safety

New York, NY
Tuition (in-state)
$13,190 ($4,790)
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5 College Freshman

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

3 College Senior

Drug Safety: You dont really see too much drinking happening besides when the trash gets taken out. Most go off campus as there arent any real dorm parties ever. But you know those who do drugs and most of the time the dorms smell like weed,

4 College Junior

Drug Safety: I don't know at all about the drug scene. Most of the students are over 21 and alcohol is not really that much of a problem from what I've scene. A lot of students smoke cigarettes, but I have no idea about other drugs.

4 College Junior

Drug Safety: I think that most people know that if they are caught with alcohol or drugs on campus they will be kicked out. There is lots of security on campus so a student would defiantly be caught. Also my college is in the city there a plenty of bars that are available if you are of age.

5 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Or school campus is a dry campus.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 340th
    Best Schools for Non-Drinkers
  • 849th
    Least Underage Drinkers
  • 865th
    Most Drug-Free Campuses
  • 1000th
    Most Social Drinkers
  • 1077th
    Least Peer-Pressured Students

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Kristen Babson
Charlotte, NC
Fashion Merchandising Management
Grad Year
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As it is at any college, the FIT campus is very strict about drug use. Those involved keep it on the down low. There are potentially high risks for getting caught with drugs at FIT, especially for those that live in the dorms. Those caught using drugs are subject to academic probation and can possibly be kicked out of the residence halls. Thus, because of the consequences, many students choose to abstain from drug use and abuse. In addition, there's no pressure to partake for those who wish to stay out of the drug scene.

While the vast metropolis of New York City might make it seem like drugs would be easy to find, because FIT is so strict about the issue, finding drugs on campus can be a difficult task.

Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
Alcohol-Related Arrests
Drug-Related Referrals
Drug-Related Arrests
Most Popular Drugs
Drug Counseling Programs
Counseling Center
Room A212B
New York City
(212) 217-4260
Group counseling sessions

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 42 responses

  • 33% Alcohol
  • 30% Marijuana
  • 15% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 11% None
  • 5% Cocaine
  • 5% Ecstasy
  • 1% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 1% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)
  • 0% Heroin
  • 0% Methamphetamine
  • 0% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 0% Steroids

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 42 responses

  • 5% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 17% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 29% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 24% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 26% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 43 responses

  • 0% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 14% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 33% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 37% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 16% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 42 responses

  • 17% Practically unlimited.
  • 31% Somewhat abundant.
  • 29% Somewhat limited.
  • 24% Very limited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 42 responses

  • 2% If you don't partake, you're left out.
  • 7% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 50% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 40% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
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