How to Apply
1. Complete and submit the online IEL application form, including the required essay.
THE DEADLINES FOR THE SPRING 2018 PROGRAM ARE AS FOLLOWS: DECEMBER 4, 2017 FOR STUDENTS NEEDING AN I-20.
JANUARY 25, FOR STUDENTS WITH AN I-20 WISHING TO TRANSFER TO FIT FROM ANOTHER LANGUAGE PROGRAM AND FOR U.S. CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
2a. Submit a nonrefundable $50 (U.S.) application fee according to the instructions
on the application form.
(If you have not submitted payment, please visit http://fitnyc.edu/noncreditregister, choose Special Programs/Events and then choose Intensive English Language Study at FIT Deposit and proceed to checkout.)
2b. Mail an official translated high school transcript to:
IEL at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
227 West 27th Street, Room B602
New York, NY 10001-5992
Submit an official high school transcript to World Education Services for review and translation. Visit http://www.wes.org/fit/ for instructions.
(Official acceptance depends upon receipt of an official high school transcript.)
You will be notified of acceptance into the program within a few days.
If you are accepted to the program, you must complete the following by the dates specified in your acceptance email.
1. Provide a nonrefundable $150 (U.S.) deposit to FIT Office of the Bursar.
2. Provide immunization records according to FIT Health Services guidelines.
3. Submit a completed IEL International Student Financial Statement and supporting documentation (form available upon acceptance).
4. Submit a copy of the biographical page of your passport.
5. Either provide proof of health insurance or be prepared to purchase a student health insurance plan through FIT.
For additional information contact Professor Charlotte Brown at IEL@FITNYC.EDU
FIT reserves the right to request additional financial information and reject students who do not demonstrate an adequate level of proficiency in English.