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How to Apply

Step 1

Complete and submit the online IEL application form, including the required essay.

DEADLINES FOR THE Fall 2020 PROGRAM: 
July 6, 2020 FOR STUDENTS NEEDING AN I-20
August
 26, 2020 FOR STUDENTS WITH AN I-20 WISHING TO TRANSFER TO FIT FROM ANOTHER LANGUAGE PROGRAM AND FOR U.S. CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS

Step 2

Submit a nonrefundable $65 (U.S.) application fee according to the instructions on the application form.
(If you have not submitted payment, please visit fitnyc.edu/noncreditregister, choose Special Programs/Events and then choose Intensive English Language Study at FIT Deposit and proceed to checkout.)

Step 3

Mail a copy of 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

OR

Submit an official high school transcript to a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.
(Official acceptance depends upon receipt of an official high school transcript.)
You will be notified of acceptance into the program within a few days.


Accepted Students

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, email Professor Charlotte Brown at [email protected]

FIT reserves the right to request additional financial information and reject students who do not demonstrate an adequate level of proficiency in English.

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