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Living in New York City

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Located in the heart of Manhattan in the vibrant Chelsea neighborhood, FIT is within walking distance of many famous attractions: the Empire State Building, Times Square, Greenwich Village, the High Line, the Meatpacking District, and more. FIT is close to key transportation hubs, giving students easy access to everything that New York City has to offer, such as museums, theatres, concerts, parks, shopping, and restaurants. Most FIT students consider the whole city their campus!

IEL students are able to participate in FIT student life, which consists of clubs, movies, street fairs, and a fitness center. Learn more:

Housing in New York City

Our residence halls are currently reserved for full-time FIT students during the fall and spring semesters. Here are some off-campus options: