48 months
15870 USD/year
15870 USD/year
5290 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At Packaging Design from Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY you will master the link between marketing strategy and design. You'll create innovative packaging for every kind of product, from food and beverage to beauty and personal care to toys and home products. 


At Packaging Design from Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY you'll learn how to combine marketing information with an understanding of people, culture, and the consumer mindset. Most importantly, you will graduate with the specialized experience and the portfolio you need to join this compelling global discipline.

Graduates with Packaging Design from Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY will:

  • employ research and problem-solving methodology that apply analytical, critical, and strategic thinking skills;
  • utilize a design process that takes into consideration packaging design principles, innovation, creativity, and sustainability;
  • apply advanced design and technological abilities;
  • create design solutions that exemplify packaging design effectiveness in diverse consumer brand platforms; and
  • apply oral and written abilities across all aspects of brand communication (presentation, portfolio and design projects) and business communications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Packaging Design Process 
  • Packaging Design Studio 
  • Typography for Brand Packaging 
  • Computer Graphics for Packaging Design 
  • Brand Identity Design for Consumer Products
  • Explorations in 3D
  • Strategic Design Studio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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120 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • File the SUNY Application Online 
    • Admissions Essay
    • School Transcripts
    • English Proficiency
    • U.S. equivalency of your credential(s)
    • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) strong B average
    • An English translation for all documents, where applicable
    • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7935 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    15870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7935 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2645 USD per semester during 48 months.

Bachelor tuition:

    • In-state: $3,585 per semester
    • Out-of-state: $10,846 per semester

Living costs for Manhattan

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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