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1 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Barely any straight guys, everyone is a girl.

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3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: There are two different types of girls. The really nice ones and the ones you can barely talk to. The guys are alnost all very nice and respectful. LGBT community is widely accepted

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5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Everyone has their own style and personality. We all look into the latest trends and are all friendly.

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4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: All the girls dress to impress and all the guys are usually gay.

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5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: WE ALL LOVE EACH OTHER AND ARE FRIENDLY

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The ratio between girls and guys at FIT can be overwhelming at times. In classes, it is easily recognized that there are more girls than guys, depending on the major. Either way, guy or girl, students should not get discouraged by this. If you're a girl, there are plenty of young, cute men (or women) in New York City that are looking for you, too. If you're a straight guy, there are plenty of girls at FIT from which to choose. If you're a gay man, take advantage of the gay culture within the Chelsea neighborhood that FIT resides.

A dating scene does not really exist at FIT. There are some guys and girls that date, but the majority of dating happens within the gay community. If you are a girl and can find a straight guy to date at FIT, that is a rare commodity, and you will often see awkward glances from your peers. If you come to FIT dating your high school sweetheart, then it's a perfect place to find your gay best friend.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
85%
Male Undergrads
15%
Birth Control Available?
Yes
Female students can have an exam done in the health center or by their own doctor and can purchase birth control at the health center. There are also free condoms available.
Best Places to Meet Guys & Girls
  1. Bars and clubs
  2. Coffee shops
  3. Local colleges such as NYU or Columbia
Best Places to Hook Up
  1. Apartment parties
  2. Bars and clubs
  3. Central Park
  4. Dorms
  5. Movies
Social Scene
It can be hard to find time to meet students outside of your major, with the exception of liberal arts classes and those students who live on the same floor in the residence halls. There is a lack of a social scene on campus, with few athletic events. Students establish a group of friends and tend to stick with that group throughout their years at FIT.
Hookups or Relationships?
A lot of girls on campus are in relationships, but not with guys from FIT. Girls: don't expect to meet the love of your life at FIT. Guys: if you're gay, your chances are far higher; if you're straight, FIT is full of hot girls.
Dress Code
There are no rules when it comes to dress at FIT. You will see hundreds of different styles on a normal day. The key is to know what looks good without trying too hard.

Did You Know?
A lot of students find that they do not have time to date, whereas at other schools, college can be where you find your soul mate.

Student Polls

I would say girls on campus are    Based on 56 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

I would say guys on campus are    Based on 55 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

What kinds of relationships have you had since coming to school?    Based on 62 responses

  • 31% None
  • 23% Long-distance relationship
  • 11% Random hook-up with someone at a neighboring school
  • 10% Long-term relationship with someone at a neighboring school
  • 8% Exclusively dating someone at a neighboring school
  • 6% Casual dating at a neighboring school
  • 5% Random hook-up with someone at your school
  • 2% Casual dating at your school
  • 2% Long-term relationship with someone at your school
  • 1% Exclusively dating someone at your school

What are the best places to meet guys/girls?    Based on 11 responses

  • 36% Local colleges such as NYU or Columbia
  • 27% Bars and clubs
  • 18% Hook ups are more common than relationships at FIT
  • 9% Coffee shops
  • 5% Tinder
  • 5% Its easy if youre gay to get a date here tbh

What are the best ways to make friends at your school?    Based on 13 responses

  • 38% Be sociable and good at networking
  • 17% Don't fit in but be different
  • 14% Compliment on their clothing
  • 14% Be open to knew things
  • 14% Get into the croud
  • 3% Dont be afraid to be weird during orientation

How accepting is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) dating life on campus?    Based on 15 responses

  • 93% There are lots of openly-dating LGBT couples. It is widely accepted.
  • 7% There are some openly-dating LGBT couples. A lot of people accept it.
  • 0% There are almost no openly-dating LGBT couples. Most people don't accept it.
  • 0% You won't see any LGBT couples on campus. It is widely not accepted.

How would you rate the social scene on campus?    Based on 67 responses

  • 22% Very vibrant, with lots of popular activities available almost every day.
  • 49% Active, with a handful of popular activities.
  • 19% Quiet, with few popular activities and chances to meet new people.
  • 9% Lacking, with almost no interesting or popular activities.

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?    Based on 14 responses

  • 50% Determined and slightly pretentious
  • 50% Fashionable

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