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Application Deadlines

FIT's degree programs are highly competitive and you are strongly encouraged to apply early.

Carefully review the dates below to ensure that all requested materials are received by the FIT Admissions office by the posted deadlines. Applicants are encouraged to allow enough time to complete FIT's Admissions requirements by applying as soon as the SUNY application becomes available.  

» State University of New York (SUNY) Application (available August 1)

Admission decisions are rendered on complete applications only.

Deadlines

Fall Semester Admission

January 1: Application Deadline
The SUNY application must be filed by January 1 to receive priority consideration for the fall semester.

February 1: Supplemental Materials Deadline
All supplemental materials must be received by February 1 to receive priority consideration for the fall semester. These supplemental requirements include your academic documents, admissions essay, and for art and design applicants, a portfolio. In addition, all applicants whose first language is not English must provide an official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score. It is important to allow sufficient time to complete all admissions requirements. 

April - May
Information for Recently Accepted Students will be mailed separately and additional information will be available online. All final transcripts and test scores must be submitted before students register for the fall semester. 

Spring Semester Admission

October 1: Application Deadline
The SUNY application must be filed by October 1 to receive priority consideration for the spring semester.

November 1: Supplemental Materials Deadline
All supplemental materials must be received by November 1 to receive priority consideration for the spring semester. These supplemental requirements include your academic documents, admissions essay, and for art and design applicants, a portfolio. In addition, all applicants whose first language is not English must provide an official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score. It is important to allow sufficient time to complete all admissions requirements.

December - January
Additional information for Recently Accepted Students will be mailed separately and additional information will be available online. All final transcripts and test scores must be submitted before students register for the spring semester.  

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