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Fashion Institute of Technology

FIT Admission Process & Application Documents

The admission procedure for the Fashion Technology College program at State University of New York Korea is conducted through the online application system on the SUNY KOREA website. The number of applicants per year is only recruited once for the fall semester, and the admission schedule may vary depending on the year of admission and other school admission-related circumstances. All applications must be sutmitted though the SUNY Korea website. Students are recruited one a year, during Fall semester only.

Deadlines and required documents are subject to change according to the adjustments made in the university’s policies

Eligibility

  • Current high school seniors
  • High School graduates
  • Obtained GED or equivalent test

Required Documents

  1. 1High School Transcript
    • a. Transfer applicants: Applicants with less than 24 college credits must submit college transcript and high school transcripts
    • b. GED applicants are highly advised to submit other supplementary documents
  2. 2Personal Statement
    • a. Completed within the online application page and must be 750 words or less
    • b. Applicants with gap year(s) are highly recommended to explain
    • c. Optional essays may be submitted through the online application
  3. 3Standardized English Test Scores
    • a. Mimum Requirement & Institution Code
      Standardized English Test Scores – Test, Minimum Score, Institution Code
      Test Minimum Score Institution Code
      TOEFL iBT 80 2257
      IELTS 6.5 Fashion Institute of Technology
      DET (Duolingo) 105 Fashion Institute of Technology
      PTE Academic 53 SUNY Korea
      • Official reporting through the testing agency must be completed by the application deadline
      • Copies of test scores must be uploaded in the online application
      • Submitting a standardized English test score may be waived if:
        • Applicant has completed 4 years of high school where English is the primary language of instruction
  4. 4Fashion Design Portfolio - Fashion Design Major ONLY Uploaded to a link provided after application submission
    • 4 different projects assigned by FIT NY
    • Comprised of 1 essay, 2 design projects, 1 sewing project

Supplementary Documents (Optional)

Other documents such as SAT, ACT, AP/IB,College Scholastic Ability Test, high school portfolio, certificates, award, etc. may be submitted.

Please Note:

  • All submitted documents should be issued in English.
  • Documents issued in a different language should be translated and notarized.
  • Scholarship/Financial Aid applications must be submitted with the online application

Provisional Admissions NOT available for FIT students

Important Deadlines

Important Deadlines - Entry Term, Application Start Date, Priority Deadline, Regular Deadline(International Applicants, Korean Applicants)
Entry Term Application Start Date Priority Deadline Regular Deadline
International Applicants Korean Applicants
Spring 2023 N/A
Fall 2023 October 18, 2022 February 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 June 15, 2023

Dates above are subject to change

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Application Process

STEP 1
Visit the Online Application Site (www.sunykorea.ac.kr → Admission → Apply)
STEP 2
Create application account
STEP 3
Enter personal information and upload Documents
STEP 4
Apply for Scholarship/Financial Aid (optional)
STEP 5
Complete and Submit Application
STEP 6
Pay the Application Fee (50 USD / 60,000 KRW, directions provided on site)
STEP 7
Submit Design Portfolio (ONLY for Fashion Design Applicants)
STEP 8
Submit Official High School Transcripts to SUNY Korea Admissions Office (For Transfer Applicants: Submit Official College Transcripts; For GED Applicants: Submit GED Scores)
STEP 9
Pay a deposit (For accepted students ONLY) (1,000 USD, directions provided once accepted)

Other Important Information about FIT Admissions

Document Review Admissions

All FIT applications will be reviewed based on the submitted documents only. Therefore, there is no separate test or interview.

First Choice Major Only

Applicants must choose one major when applying to FIT. However, applicants may withdraw their application to apply for another major.

Portfolio Review

Fashion Design applicants must submit a portfolio online. The portfolio is one of the most important documents for Fashion Design applicants.