Fashion Institute of Technology Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to FIT. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to FIT.

What are your chances at FIT?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at FIT or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At FIT, 8.92% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Fashion Institute of Technology, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for FIT?

    FIT requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
    Interview Required of Some
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, FIT also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    FIT requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are Fashion Institute of Technology’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down FIT transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline January 1
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline October 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Fashion Institute of Technology transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to FIT on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline April 1
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline January 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Fashion Institute of Technology’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, FIT received 1794 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 1005 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for FIT is 56.02%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into FIT. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at FIT?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 1005 accepted transfer students, 763 students enrolled - that means the yield was 75.92%.

    FIT accepts 57 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford FIT

    FIT costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for FIT students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Fashion Institute of Technology transfer GPA requirements?

    FIT requires a minimum college GPA of 3.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, FIT requires a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.

    Additional Transfer Info. for FIT

    FIT has noted the additional policies: Liberal arts and general credits transferred are evaluated by the registrar; credits transferred within desired major evaluated by individual departments..

    Will you enjoy transferring to FIT?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to FIT. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to New York...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at FIT is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to FIT then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into FIT

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the FIT website for more info.
    FIT accepts 56.02% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into FIT, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.3 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.43. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of FIT students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 0 0 0
    SAT Reading 0 0 0
    2018 Total SAT Score 0 0 0
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 0 0 0
    ACT Reading 0 0 0
    2018 Total ACT Score 0 0 0

    Fashion Institute of Technology’s average SAT score is 0. To be a competitive applicant for Fashion Institute of Technology your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at FIT?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at FIT or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to FIT, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Bowie State University
    Transfering to Ramapo College of New Jersey
    Transfering to Rutgers University-Camden
    Transfering to CUNY York College
    Transfering to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute