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Suny application essay required
The Admissions Committee looks at your overall academic performance - as well as individual grades and the type of courses taken. We generally consider applicants with a strong B average. Students are encouraged to take a college-preparatory curriculum. In high school, this might include AP, IB, honors and regents (for NYS students) classes. If coming from college, we prefer to see solid academic achievement in core liberal arts classes.
SAT and ACT test scores are not required for admissions purposes. They are, however, required for the . They are also required for into your English and Math classes at FIT. International students who have not taken the SAT or ACT exam, will need to take the before registering for any English, Math and Science courses.
The Admissions Office does not conduct interviews. We encourage you to use the essay to tell us more about yourself. Make your essay compelling and relevant to your application. In other words, tell us how your experiences have prepared you to commit to your chosen major at FIT. Feel free to include all activities and accomplishments in which you take pride. Presentation is also important, so keep your essay to no more than 750 words and check your spelling and grammar.
None. Letters of recommendation are not considered in the admissions process.
January 1 for fall admission and October 1 for spring. For more information, see ?
You must submit all FIT Admissions Supplemental Requirements by February 1st for fall and November 1st for spring in order to complete your application. The Admissions office will render a decision only after all required materials have been received. See .
No. However, you may require additional time to submit documents to a member of the and schedule TOEFL/IELTS exams, so get started early. In addition, there may be materials required for students educated outside the U.S. and/or students who need to apply for an F-1 visa. See for more information.
Associates degree transfer students will receive credit for courses they have completed with a grade of "C" or better that are equivalent to the liberal arts courses required by FIT's associate-level programs. For more information, see .
In order to apply to a bachelor's degree program, you must have already earned either an AAS or a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate and approved major that includes the equivalent of FIT's required liberal arts distribution, OR 60 credits in an appropriate and approved bachelor's degree program, including the equivalent of FIT's required liberal arts courses. See the eligibility requirements for your specific major through .
Bachelor's degrees always take two years, but some of our associate degree majors offer an accelerated one-year degree program for students with sufficient transferable liberal arts credits and, for those applying to an art and design major, a strong portfolio. See .
FIT students interested in transferring to a new major are not guaranteed admission. All internal transfer candidates will be held to the same criteria as external candidates for admission to the new major. By transferring between majors at FIT, students will be considered for semester one in the new curriculum. That is why choosing the right major to begin with is so important.
Once you have been accepted to FIT, you will receive an admissions packet that includes instructions to apply for on-campus housing. You must pay your tuition deposit before your housing application will be considered. Please see for more information and for housing rates.
Yes, as long as they are part of the curriculum for the major to which you ultimately apply. However, there are restrictions: 1) You must formally apply through the Office of Admissions before you accumulate more than 24 credits. 2) No more than 30 credits taken at FIT in non-degree status may be applied toward a degree. 3) A minimum of 50% of the credits identified in an FIT degree program as major and related credits must be taken while in FIT degree status. If you want to earn a degree at FIT, it is better to apply and get into matriculated status as soon as possible. See ?
After you have applied, you will receive an email confirmation from FIT with instructions to access , your one-stop online resource for activating and completing your application. You will use to monitor your application status and view your assigned FIT email account. If you have not provided us with a valid email address, it can take 3-4 weeks for this confirmation letter to arrive by postal mail.
Our office offers information sessions and tours most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in addition to one Saturday per month. This session, led by one of our Admission Counselors provides you with information about FIT, an overview of our programs, curriculum, and campus resources, and a guide to the admission and application process. If your questions are not answered during this session, one of our counselors will be happy to meet with you. For more information about coming to campus please see our page to view an up-to-date event calendar and register for a session. We look forward to having you on campus soon!
No separate application or essay is required
You can apply using either the Common Application or the State University of New York (SUNY) application. A $50 non-refundable fee is required with either option.