Online Admissions Exam

All students are required to apply to

the High School of Fashion Industries through the DOE website,

and visit the Virtual Audition Submissions Tool  

Please be advised that this application process must be completed with the use of a laptop or computer. The use of a smartphone will not yield successful results.

Before you begin our online audition please read requirements and tips listed below:

  • FALL 2021 Audition is CLOSED - 7th graders, please return in MAY/JUNE to complete EARLY AUDITION.

  • In order to be eligible for possible admissions for FALL 2022, you must currently be a NYC resident. 

  • You will not be able to return to edit it, therefore it is best to have portfolio pieces, essay and video ready to attach THEN fill out.

  • Essay Prompt: (200 words minimum) Which recent local, national or international current event (within the past year) has captured your attention and WHY? Please be specific and include: 1- when and where did you hear of this specific current event - 2- what specific details of this event has maintained your interest - 3- how has this event impacted you personally and 4- has the outcome of this event influenced you to make a change

  • All fields with asterisk (*) are required.

  • Video component must be under 2 minutes - please visit RUBRIC, for complete details.

  • Submissions with incomplete number of required pieces will result in low score - please visit Portfolio Requirements for complete details.

  • All portfolio pieces MUST be uploaded/attached to the appropriate portfolio section(s) - Submissions with incomplete portfolio attachments can result in a low score. Please visit rubric for optimal score criteria.

All questions can be directed to Danielle Silva, Admissions Director at DSilva3@schools.nyc.gov

or our Admissions Team - admissions@hsfi.us

You can use the audition form to apply to more than one major

Click below to view our Online Exam

The High School of Fashion Industries • 225 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011 • Phone: (212) 255-1235 Fax: (212) 255-4756 • Daryl Blank, Principal