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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 a student that is a New York State resident commuting to FIT, a student that is a New York State resident living in a dormitory, and an out-of-state student living in a dormitory. These estimations are for academic year 2020-2021.

Types of Costs

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

Indirect costs are not paid to FIT directly. They include expenses such as transportation, books, supplies, off-campus housing, and personal care.

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

Type of Cost

NY State
Associate Level
Commuter
NY State
Associate Level
On Campus Resident
Out-of-State
Associate Level
On Campus Resident
     
Tuition $5,290 $5,290 $15,870
Fees * $623 $623 $623
Residence Hall **   $15,200 $15,200
Subtotal $5,913 $21,113
 $31,693
     
Books and Supplies ***  $1,850 $1850 $1,850
Meals and Maintenance $2,250    
Personal  $1,500 $1,500 $1,500
Transportation **** $1,140 $650 $ 650
TOTAL $12,653 $25,113 $35,693

 

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

Type of Cost

NY State
Bachelor Level
Commuter
NY State
Bachelor Level
On Campus Resident
Out-of-State
Bachelor Level
On Capus Resident
     
Tuition $7,170 $7,170 $21,692
Fees * $623 $623 $623
Residence Hall **   $20,375 $20,375
Subtotal $7,793
$28,168
 $42,690
     
Books and Supplies ***  $1,850 $1,850 $1,850
Meals and Maintenance $2,250    
Personal  $1,500 $1,500 $1,500
Transportation **** $1,140 $650 $650 
TOTAL $14,533 $32,168 $46,690

* Basic fees. Other fees may be incurred depending on health insurance and courses taken. Health Insurance - This insurance must be purchased by all full-time students unless evidence of other coverage is submitted. See Health Services for more information.

** Residence hall fee includes meal plan. Fees will vary depending on residence hall.

*** Art and Design students can expect to pay about $1,800 for books and supplies; Business and Technology students about $1,200.

**** Out-of-state commuters and long distance commuter transportation estimate is about $2,800.

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

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