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Textile & Apparel Studies at Fashion Institute of Technology

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Textile & Apparel Studies at Fashion Institute of Technology

If you plan to study textile and apparel studies, take a look at what Fashion Institute of Technology has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

FIT SUNY is located in New York, New York and approximately 8,726 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,669 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Fashion Institute of Technology in 2019, 74 of them were textile and apparel studies majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Textile & Apparel Studies section at the bottom of this page.

FIT SUNY Textile & Apparel Studies Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Textile Studies (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Textile Studies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Textile Studies

FIT SUNY Textile & Apparel Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the textile studies progam at FIT SUNY compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The textile studies major at FIT SUNY is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Textile & Apparel Studies. 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 Textile & Apparel Studies Basic Certificate Schools 1
Most Popular Textile & Apparel Studies Associate’s Degree Schools 1
Most Popular Textile & Apparel Studies Basic Certificate Schools 1
Best Textile & Apparel Studies Associate’s Degree Schools 1
Best Value Textile & Apparel Studies Associate’s Degree Schools 2
Most Popular Textile & Apparel Studies Schools 2
Most Focused Textile & Apparel Studies Associate’s Degree Schools 3
Most Focused Textile & Apparel Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 5
Most Focused Textile & Apparel Studies Schools 8
Best Value Textile & Apparel Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 12
Best Value Textile & Apparel Studies Schools 14
Best Textile & Apparel Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 15
Best Textile & Apparel Studies Schools 17

How Much Do Textile Studies Graduates from FIT SUNY Make?

The median salary of textile studies students who receive their bachelor's degree at FIT SUNY is $39,900. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 19% higher than the national average of $33,500 for all textile studies bachelor's degree recipients.

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Textile Studies Student Demographics at FIT SUNY

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

FIT SUNY Textile & Apparel Studies Associate’s Program

82% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 18% of textile studies associate's degrees went to men and 82% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in textile studies only graduates about 10% men each year. The program at FIT SUNY may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 8% more women than average.

FIT SUNY Gender Breakdown of Textile & Apparel Studies Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in textile studies at FIT SUNY are white. Around 51% fell into this category, which is typical for this degree. FIT SUNY does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in textile studies graduates 9% 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 textile studies.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Textile & Apparel Studies Majors at Fashion Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 36
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

FIT SUNY Textile & Apparel Studies Bachelor’s Program

85% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 74 textile studies students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from FIT SUNY, about 15% were men and 85% were women. The typical textile studies bachelor's degree program is made up of only 10% men. So male students are more repesented at FIT SUNY since its program graduates 5% more men than average.

FIT SUNY Gender Breakdown of Textile & Apparel Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 18% more racial-ethnic minorities in its textile studies 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 textile studies.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Textile & Apparel Studies Majors at Fashion Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 23
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

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

Careers That Textile Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in textile studies 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
Marketing Managers 17,590 $187,860
Fashion Designers 7,550 $95,830
Interior Designers 4,780 $66,790
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers 970 $71,110
Farm and Home Management Advisors 70 $45,250

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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