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Public Relations & Advertising at Fashion Institute of Technology

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Public Relations & Advertising at Fashion Institute of Technology

What traits are you looking for in a public relations school? To help you decide if Fashion Institute of Technology is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's public relations program.

FIT SUNY is located in New York, New York and approximately 8,726 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 279 public relations majors received their bachelor's degree from FIT SUNY.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Public Relations & Advertising section at the bottom of this page.

FIT SUNY Public Relations & Advertising Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Public Relations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations

FIT SUNY Public Relations & Advertising Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks public relations programs across the country. The following shows how FIT SUNY performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The public relations major at FIT SUNY is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Relations & Advertising. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Public Relations & Advertising Associate’s Degree Schools 1
Most Focused Public Relations & Advertising Associate’s Degree Schools 1
Best Value Public Relations & Advertising Associate’s Degree Schools 2
Most Focused Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Degree Schools 7
Most Popular Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Degree Schools 13
Best Value Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Degree Schools 31
Best Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Degree Schools 41
Best Public Relations & Advertising Schools 66

How Much Do Public Relations Graduates from FIT SUNY Make?

The median salary of public relations students who receive their bachelor's degree at FIT SUNY is $39,100. This is 12% higher than $35,000, which is the national average for all public relations bachelor's degree recipients.

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Public Relations Student Demographics at FIT SUNY

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the public relations majors at Fashion Institute of Technology.

FIT SUNY Public Relations & Advertising Associate’s Program

89% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 11% of public relations associate's degrees went to men and 89% went to women.

FIT SUNY Gender Breakdown of Public Relations & Advertising Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in public relations at FIT SUNY are white. Around 54% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree. FIT SUNY does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in public relations graduates 12% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology with a associate's in public relations.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Relations & Advertising Majors at Fashion Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 31
Black or African American 31
Hispanic or Latino 57
White 172
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

FIT SUNY Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Program

87% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 279 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in public relations from FIT SUNY. About 13% were men and 87% were women.

FIT SUNY Gender Breakdown of Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in public relations at FIT SUNY are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 11% more racial-ethnic minorities in its public relations bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in public relations.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Relations & Advertising Majors at Fashion Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 23
Black or African American 22
Hispanic or Latino 50
White 154
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 15

FIT SUNY also has a doctoral program available in public relations. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Public Relations Grads May Go Into

A degree in public relations can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Fashion Institute of Technology.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Public Relations Specialists 24,510 $74,000
Editors 19,140 $83,070
Advertising and Promotions Managers 6,590 $174,870
Community Health Workers 6,590 $44,340
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 6,190 $167,330

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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