Since 1957, the Fashion Institute of Technology has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, 267 284.5000.
To be in compliance with Middle States Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation, the College is required to complete a self-study of the institution every eight years. The College is required to submit an Annual Institutional Update (AIU) every year, with an interim mid-point peer review of the AIU occuring every four years.
FIT was reaccredited in 2012. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education took action on November 15, 2012:
"To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of its self-study process and report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017."
FIT is scheduled to complete the next self-study in academic year 2021-2022.