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Cost of Attendance (COA)

Total cost of attendance varies from student to student and may change each year depending on residency, program, housing, and other factors.

The table below gives examples of the estimated cost of attendance (COA) for an Undergraduate student that is a New York State resident commuting to FIT, a student that is a New York State resident living on campus and an out-of-state student living in a dormitory. These estimations are for academic year 2021-2022.

Types of Costs

Direct costs are costs are paid directly to the Fashion Institute of Technology, such as tuition and fees.

Indirect costs are not paid to FIT directly. They include expenses such as transportation, books, supplies, off-campus housing, and personal care.  If you are a campus resident, please refer to your bill (when available) to know what your residence hall charges will be. For more information about residence hall charges you may go to Residential Life.

Types of Costs and Estimated Amounts, Associate's Degree Students

Type of Cost

NY State
Associate's Level

DEPENDENT

NY State
Associate's Level

INDEPENDENT

DEPENDENT
On Campus
& Off Campus

Out-of-State
Associate's Level

DEPENDENT

Out-of-State
Associate's Level

INDEPENDENT

DEPENDENT
On Campus
& Off Campus

       
Tuition* $5,290 $5,290 $15,870 $15,870
Fees * $623 $623 $623 $623
Subtotal $5,913 $5,913 $16,493 $16,493

       
Residence Hall **   $27,000   $27,000
Books and Supplies  $1,850 $1,850 $1,850 $1,850
Meals and Maintenance $5,800   $5,800  
Personal  $1,600 $1,600 $1,600 $1,600
Transportation  $1,730 $1,730 $1,730 $1,730
Loan Fee $70 $70 $70 $70
TOTAL $16,963 $38,163 $27,543 $48,743

 

Types of Costs and Estimated Amounts, Bachelor's Degree Students

llType of Cost

NY State
Bachelor Level

DEPENDENT

NY State
Bachelor Level

INDEPENDENT

DEPENDENT
On Campus
& Off Campus

Out-of-State
Bachelor Level

DEPENDENT


Out-of-State
Bachelor Level

INDEPENDENT

DEPENDENT
On Campus
& Off Campus

       
Tuition* $7,170 $7,170 $21,692  $21,692
Fees * $623 $623 $623 $623
Subtotal $7,793
$7,793  $22,315  $22,315

       
Residence Hall **   $27,000   $27,000
Books and Supplies  $1,850 $1,850 $1,850 $1,850
Meals and Maintenance $5,800   $5,800  
Personal  $1,600 $1,600 $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $1,730 $1,730 $1,730 $1,730
Loan Fee $70 $70 $70 $70
TOTAL $18,843 $40,043  $33,365 $54,565

*Tuition and Fees subject to change at discretion of the College. Other fees may be incurred depending on health insurance and courses taken. Health Insurance must be purchased by all full-time students unless evidence of other coverage is submitted. See Health Services for more information.

** Indirect costs are not charged to the student.  If you are a campus resident, please refer to your bill (when available) to know what your residence hall charges will be.

Remember these budgets are estimated and all charges are subject to change.

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