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Articulation Agreements

The Fashion Institute of Technology has established transfer agreements with the schools on this list. Students interested in transferring to FIT are encouraged to speak with a transfer counselor at home school.

Bergen Community College - Fabric Styling

The articulation agreement between the Fashion Institute of Technology and Bergen Community College enables student graduates from Bergen's Fashion Apparel Design, A.A.S. program, to apply to FIT's B.F.A. degree program in Fabric Styling. If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years. Approved on May 23, 2018

Bergen Community College - Technical Design

The articulation agreement between the Fashion Institute of Technology and Bergen Community College enables student graduates from Bergen's Fashion Apparel Design, A.A.S. program, to apply to FIT's B.S. degree program in Technical Design. If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years.  Graduates from the Fashion Apparel Design program at Bergen must complete one, 3-credit, course designated to fulfill the SUNY General Education requirement for Science, and one, 3-credit, course from any of the following General Education categories:Social Science, Western Civilization, The Arts, Humanities, Foreign Language, Other world Civilizations or Foreign Language, before enrolling in the Tech Design degree program.  Approved from January 9, 2019 - June 1, 2020

Donghua University

Students enrolled in a B.F.A. program at Donghua University, Shanghai, China, may apply to a one-year Visiting Student Program at FIT. If accepted, students will spend their junior year at FIT to earn an A.A.S. degree from one of the following degree programs: Accessories Design, Advertising & Marketing Communications, Communications Design, Fashion Business Management, Textile Development & Marketing or Textile/Surface Design.  Approved for 2014 - 2019

Istanbul Technical University - Fashion Design

As a part of the SUNY system-wide collaboration between the Higher Education Council, Republic of Turkey, Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and FIT agree to offer a collaborative Dual Diploma Bachelor (B.F.A.) Program in Fashion Design. Students accepted into this program spend semesters 1 through 3 studying Fashion Design at ITU. They complete the 4th semester, and required summer courses at FIT, and then return to ITU for semesters 5 and 6. Students come back to FIT to complete semesters 7 and 8. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn baccalaureate degrees from both FIT and ITU. Approved on May 20, 2015

Istanbul Technical University - Textile Development and Marketing

As a part of the SUNY system-wide collaboration between the Higher Education Council, Republic of Turkey, Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and FIT agree to offer a collaborative Dual Diploma Bachelor (BS) Program in Textile Development & Marketing. Students accepted into this program spend their first two years studying at ITU. Students come to FIT to complete their third and fourth years of study. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn baccalaureate degrees from both FIT and ITU.  Approved on May 20, 2015

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

Students enrolled in a B.F.A. program at NIFT, New Delhi, India, may apply to a one-year Visiting Student Program at FIT. If accepted, students will spend their junior year at FIT to earn an A.A.S. degree from one of the following degree programs: Accessories Design, Advertising & Marketing Communications, Communications Design, Fashion Business Management, Textile Development & Marketing or Textile/Surface Design. Approved for 2016 - 2021

Raritan Valley Community College

The articulation agreement between the Fashion Institute of Technology and Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) enables student graduates from Raritan's AFA program in Visual Communication, to apply to FIT's B.F.A. degree program in Toy Design.  All applicants are required to submit a portfolio, meet with the department for an interview, take a drawing test, and complete a take-home exam.  If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years. Approved on March 5, 2019

SUNY Broome Community College

The articulation agreement between the Fashion Institute of Technology and Broome Community College enables student graduates from Broome's Visual Communication Arts, A.S. program, to apply to FIT's B.F.A. degree program in Fine Arts. If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years. Approved on September 23, 2013

SUNY Genesee Community College - Home Products Development

The articulation agreement between the Fashion Institute of Technology and Genesee Community College enables student graduates from GCC's Fashion Business, A.A.S. program, to apply to FIT's B.S. degree program in Home Products Development. If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years. Approved on November 26, 2018

SUNY Genesee Community College - Textile Development and Marketing

The articulation agreement between the Fashion Institute of Technology and Genesee Community College enables student graduates from GCC's Fashion Business, A.A.S. program, to apply to FIT's B.S. degree program in Textile Development and Marketing. If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years. Approved on November 26, 2018

SUNY Herkimer College

This articulation agreement enables student graduates from Herkimer's A.A.S. program in Business Fashion Buying and Merchandising who maintain a GPA of 3.0 to apply to FIT's Bachelor programs in: Direct and Interactive Marketing; Entrepreneurship; Home Products Development; International Trade and Marketing or Production Management.  If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years.  Approved on April 19, 2016

SUNY Nassau Community College

The articulation agreement between FIT and Nassau CC enables student graduates from Nassau A.A.S. program in Fashion Design to apply to the B.S. degree program in Technical Design at FIT. If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years.  Approved on January 11, 2016

SUNY Suffolk County Community College

The articulation agreement between FIT and Suffolk CCC enables student graduates from Suffolk A.A.S. program in Photographic Imaging to apply to the B.F.A. degree program in Photography at FIT. If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years. Approved on June 13, 2017

SUNY Westchester Community College - Direct and Interactive Marketing

The articulation agreement between FIT and Westchester Community College enables student graduates from Westchester Community Colleges A.A.S. program in Marketing to apply to the B.S. degree program in Direct & Interactive Marketing at FIT. If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years.  Approved on October 13, 2014

SUNY Westchester Community College - Textile Development and Marketing

The articulation agreement between FIT and Westchester Community College enables student graduates from Westchester Community Colleges A.A.S. program in Fashion Merchandising to apply to the B.S. program in Textile Development & Marketing at FIT. If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors (fifth semester) and may complete the Bachelor's degree in a minimum of two years.  Approved on April 2, 2014

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

Students enrolled in the Bachelors degree programs in Garment Design and Engineering and Artistic Design at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU), Hangzhou, China, may apply to a one-year Visiting Student Program at FIT. If accepted, students will spend their junior year at FIT to earn an A.A.S. degree from one of the following degree programs: Accessories Design, Advertising & Marketing Communications, Communications Design, Fashion Business Management, Textile Development & Marketing or Textile/Surface Design.  Approved for 2017 - 2021

 

The Following Schools have Visiting Students Apply to a One-Year AAS Program at FIT:

Ashland University-The one-year A.A.S. degree program in Fashion Business Management, approved on April 20, 2015

Bowling Green - The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Advertising & Marketing Communications or Textile Development & Marketing, approved on February 5, 2014

Canisius: The one-year A.A.S. degree program in Fashion Business Management, approved on November 13, 2013

Indiana University of Pennsylvania: The one-year A.A.S. degrees programs in Fashion Design or Accessories Design, approved on January 15, 2014

Kansas State University: The one-year A.A.S. degree program in Fashion Business Management, approved on March 27, 2014

Kendall College of Art and Design (Ferris State University): The one-year A.A.S. degree program in Fashion Design, approved January 2014

Mercyhurst University - The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Advertising & Marketing Communications, Fashion Business Management, or Textile Development & Marketing, approved on November 13, 2013

Michigan State University - The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Fashion Design or Fashion Business Management, approved July 2014

North Dakota State University -The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Accessories Design, Communication Design, Fashion Design, Textile/Surface Design, Advertising & Marketing Communications, Fashion Business Management, or Textile Development & Marketing, approved July 2014

Purdue University -The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Fashion Design or Fashion Business Management, approved on November 13, 2013

Seattle Pacific University -The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Accessories Design, Fashion Design, and Advertising & Marketing Communications, approved November 13, 2013

South Dakota State University -The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Fashion Design or Fashion Business Management, approved on November 13, 2013

St. Catherine University -The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Advertising & Marketing Communications or Fashion Business Management, approved on November 13, 2013

SUNY Buffalo -The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Fashion Design, Advertising & Marketing Communications, Textile Development & Marketing, or Textile/Surface Design, approved on December 18, 2013

SUNY Oneonta - The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Accessories Design, Fashion Design, Textile/Surface Design, Advertising & Marketing Communications, Fashion Business Management, or Textile Development & Marketing, approved on January 16, 2019

University of Delaware - The one-year A.A.S. degree programs in Fashion Design, Fashion Business Management, or Textile Development & Marketing, approved on March 13, 2014

University of Maryland Eastern Shore - Students in full-time degree program at UMES may apply to any one-year A.A.S. degree program in FIT's School or Art and Design or the School of Business and Technology, approved May 2014

University of Wisconsin Madison - Full-time students in UW-Madisons School of Human Ecology may apply to any one-year A.A.S. degree program in FIT's School or Art and Design or the School of Business and Technology, approved May 2014

Ursuline College - The one-year A.A.S. degree program in Fashion Business Management, approved on January 24, 2014

Western Michigan University - The one-year A.A.S. degree program in Fashion Design, approved on January 23, 2014

Youngstown State University -The one-year A.A.S. degree program in Fashion Business Management, approved on November 13, 2013 

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