StateUniversity.com lists the Fashion Institute of Technology as the only college that offers a specific major in fashion modeling. FIT is a campus of the State University of New York. The admissions process of this college is highly selective, requiring an application, academic history report, entrance essay and portfolio.
While numerous colleges offer majors in fashion design, fashion studies and fashion history, modeling is a subject rarely offered as a primary or secondary major. As of 2015, the Fashion Institute of Technology offers associate, bachelor and master degrees in a variety of subjects in the field of fashion, including interior design, fragrance production, fashion management and illustration.
A total of 39 students graduated with a fashion modeling major in 2012, shows StateUniversity.com's student graduation demographics. The estimated total cost of on-campus attendance for this college is listed at $20,616. The highly selective nature of the admissions process leads to an admissions success rate of 43 percent. FIT features an enrollment total of 10,225 students, with a student-to-faculty ration of 30:1.
The Fashion Institute of Technology features several alumni that are famous in the fashion industry. Examples include fashion designer Calvin Klein, shoe designer Brian Atwood and fashion journalist Nina Garcia.