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Application Deadlines

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

2017 Priority Deadlines 

  • Spring 2017: October 1, 2016
  • Fall 2017: January 1, 2017

Please review the timeline below to ensure that all requested materials are received by the FIT Admissions office before the posted deadlines. Applicants are encouraged to allow enough time to complete FIT's Admissions requirements by applying as early as August. 

Decisions will be rendered on complete applications only.


TIMELINE

Applications Available: August 1

Click here to access the State University of New York (SUNY) application.

For Entry to FALL Semester

January 1: Application Deadline

The SUNY application must be filed before January 1 to receive priority consideration for the fall semester.

February 1: Supplemental Materials Deadline

All supplemental materials must be received before 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. 

For Entry to SPRING Semester

October 1: Application Deadline

The SUNY application must be filed before October 1 to receive priority consideration for the spring semester.

November 1: Supplemental Materials Deadline

All supplemental materials must be received before 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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