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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.

Broome Community College

The articulation agreement between the Fashion Institute of Technology and Broome Community College enables student graduates from Broomeís Visual Communication Arts, A.S program, to apply to FITís BFA degree program in Fine Arts.  If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors and may complete the BFA degree in Fine Arts in a minimum of two years.
 
Donghua University
Students enrolled in a BFA 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 AAS 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.
 
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 (BFA) 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.

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 and 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.

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
Students enrolled in a BFA 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 AAS 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. 

Westchester Community College
The articulation agreement between FIT and Westchester Community College enables student graduates from Westchester Community Collegeís A.A.S. program in Fashion Merchandising to apply to the B.S. program in Textile Development and Marketing at FIT.  If admitted, students will be accepted as juniors and may complete the B.S. degree in a minimum of two years.

The articulation agreement between FIT and Westchester Community College enables student graduates from Westchester Community Collegeís 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 and may complete the B.S. degree in a minimum of two years.

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University
Students enrolled in the Bachelorís 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 AAS 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.


THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS HAVE VISITING STUDENTS SELECT A 1-YEAR AAS PROGRAM AT FIT:

Ashland University: The 1-yr AAS degree program in Fashion Business Management

Bowling Green: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Advertising & Marketing Communications and Textile Development & Marketing

Canisius: The 1-yr AAS degree program in Fashion Business Management

Indiana University of Pennsylvania: The 1-yr AAS degrees programs in Fashion Design and Accessories Design

Kansas State University: The 1-yr AAS degree program in Fashion Business Management

Kendall College of Art and Design (Ferris State University): The 1-yr AAS degree program in Fashion Design

Mercyhurst University: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Advertising & Marketing Communications, Fashion Business Management, and Textile Development & Marketing

Michigan State University: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Fashion Design and Fashion Business Management

North Dakota State University: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Accessories Design, Communication Design, Fashion Design, Textile/Surface Design, Advertising & Marketing Communications, Fashion Business Management, and Textile Development & Marketing

Purdue University: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Fashion Design and Fashion Business Management

Seattle Pacific University: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Accessories Design,  Fashion Design, and Advertising & Marketing Communications

South Dakota State University: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Fashion Design and Fashion Business Management

St. Catherine University: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Advertising & Marketing Communications and Fashion Business Management

SUNY Buffalo: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Fashion Design, Advertising & Marketing Communications, Textile Development & Marketing, and Textile/Surface Design

SUNY Oneonta: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Accessories Design, Fashion Design, Textile/Surface Design, Advertising & Marketing Communications, Fashion Business Management, and Textile Development & Marketing

University of Delaware: The 1-yr AAS degree programs in Fashion Design, Fashion Business Management, and Textile Development & Marketing

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore:
Students in full-time degree program at UMES may apply to any 1-yr AAS degree program in FITís School or Art and Design or the School of Business and Technology

University of Wisconsin, Madison: Full-time students in UW-Madisonís School of Human Ecology may apply to any 1-yr AAS degree program in FITís School or Art and Design or the School of Business and Technology

Ursuline College: The 1-yr AAS degree program in Fashion Business Management

Western Michigan University: The 1-yr AAS degree program in Fashion Design

Youngstown State University:
The 1-yr AAS degree program in Fashion Business Management


* The Department and degree programs related to Fashion Merchandising Management are known as Fashion Business Management effective July, 2015.  This change will be effective for the entering class(es) of Fall 2015.


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