Undergraduate Applicants

The creative economy demands an unconventional education. Located in the heart of New York City, FIT provides 29 undergraduate fields of study — and a world of possibilities — that produce forward-thinking graduates who are ready to succeed.

Take Your Next Step

Our diverse student body comes from all walks of life. Whether you’re just coming out of high school, transferring from another school, coming back to FIT, or coming from overseas, you’ll need to follow different steps. Get one step closer to joining our community of creators, innovators, and independent thinkers.

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First-Time Applicants

Just starting your journey as a domestic student? Once you’ve chosen your major and are ready to apply, take the next step.

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Transfer Applicants

If you have credits or a degree from another college, they may count toward an FIT degree. Find out how to leverage your previous courses for credit.

FIT international students

International Applicants

More than 10% of our students come from outside the U.S., and our alumni represent over 70 countries nationwide. Join our diverse student body.

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Current FIT Students

Currently enrolled in an AAS program at FIT? Find out how to apply for a bachelor’s program.

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Former Students

If you’ve attended FIT in the past and want to re-enroll, learn about the readmission process for continuing your degree.

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Evening/Weekend & Online Degree Students

Our flexible programs can allow you to pursue your degree if you’re busy during the day or if you need to study online. Find out more about how to apply.

Come Join Us

You have the creativity, the curiosity, and the drive. You want an education you can use. Programs that are professional and practical. Opportunities that allow you to experiment. And faculty who are connected experts in their field, as well as mentors in the classroom. 

You’ve found that at FIT. Now it’s just a matter of applying for the program that fits you best.

Whether you’re seeking an associate’s or bachelor’s program, you’ll need to ensure your application is complete, and in many instances, tailored to the field you wish to study.

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Get Your Application in Order

Be sure to review the admission criteria for the associate’s or bachelor’s degree program you wish to pursue. Detailed information on all aspects of the admission process can be found here:

Application Details 

Get to Know Us Better

What else do you want to know about FIT? There’s a lot to discover.
FIT campus

Find us in Chelsea, where art galleries, museums, restaurants, and more are just a short walk from campus. You can also visit virtually and see what it will be like to explore, create, and study with us.

FIT financial aid

As a State University of New York (SUNY) college, FIT is affordable. Find out about financial aid, scholarships, internships, and more.

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions

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