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General Information212-217-3760
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedLess than one year certificate, Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Master's degree
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 10,386 (9,386 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17 to 1

Mission Statement

SUNY FIT prepares students for professional excellence in design and business through rigorous and adaptable academic programs, experiential learning and innovative partnerships. A premier public institution in New York City, FIT fosters creativity, career focus, and a global perspective and educates its students to embrace inclusiveness, sustainability and a sense of community.

Vision 
FIT will be globally celebrated as the institution where students, scholars, and teachers cross traditional disciplinary boundaries to stimulate innovation, partner with creative industries worldwide, and develop innovative design and business solutions. By focusing on the three major goals, FIT will become stronger by conscious design and be known as a strategic organization—one that applies available resources to greatest effect to achieve its vision.

  1. Academic and Creative Excellence 
    FIT will provide a rigorous learning experience built on the highest standards of academic and scholarly excellence; an environment that promotes creativity and experimentation; and diverse experiential learning with a variety of industry partners.
  2. An Innovation Center 
    The college will work with industries worldwide to help address key challenges, build an even stronger culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at FIT, and establish collaborations that translate creative ideas into action.
  3. An Empowering Student Community 
    FIT will build an inclusive community in which students engage with, learn from, and inspire each other—discovering how their differences and similarities promote creativity, intellectual and personal growth, and understanding.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
5%
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
 
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 253754
Instructional 253754
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0