Florida Institute of Technology: Ranking & Review

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Melbourne Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 297 980
Top 6%

Florida Institute of Technology Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate63%65%60%
Enrolled undergraduates721510211
Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,4024,2362,166

832 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

465 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores398
Percent of students submitting SAT scores55%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores259
Percent of students submitting ACT scores36%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Florida Institute of Technology Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $59,650 $59,650
Off-campus $59,650 $59,650
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,610 and other expenses per full academic year.

Florida Institute of Technology provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,100 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $40,490 $40,490
Fees for full-time undergraduates $750 $750
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,170 $1,170
Tuition for Full-time graduates $22,338 $22,338
Fees for full-time graduates $250 $250
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,241 $1,241

Programs and Degrees

Engineering 359 216 18 593
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 99 430 6 535
Psychology 44 193 20 257
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 29 130 6 165
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 60 39 6 105
Transportation and Materials Moving 70 13 3 86
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 18 54 2 74
Physical Sciences 31 22 5 58
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11 7 18
Education 15 2 17
Mathematics and Statistics 11 1 3 15
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 14 14
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 11 1 12
Natural Resources and Conservation 1 3 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1 1
Legal Professions and Studies
Grand Total7591,125711,955

A total of 759 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Florida Institute of Technology.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,196 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate60%57%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesFlorida Tech
MottoAd Astra Per Scientiam
To the Stars through Science
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementWith our focus on student success, Florida Institute of Technology's mission is to provide high-quality educational experiences to a culturally diverse student body in order to prepare them for entering the global workforce, seeking higher-education opportunities, and serving within their communities. The university also seeks to further knowledge through basic and applied research and to serve the diverse economic, cultural, and societal needs of our local, state, national and international constituencies. In support of this mission, we are committed to: - Fostering and sustaining a productive institutional culture of assessment leading to the continuous improvement of academic and administrative programs in order to promote student development; - Developing an organizational culture that values and encourages intellectual curiosity, a sense of belonging and shared purpose among faculty, students and staff, and pursuit of excellence in all endeavors; - Recruiting and developing faculty who are internationally recognized as educators, scholars and researchers; - Achieving recognition as an effective, innovative, technology-focused educational and research institution; - Recruiting and retaining an excellent, high selective and culturally diverse student body; - Continually improving the quality of campus life for members of the university community; - Providing personal and career growth opportunities for both traditional and nontraditional students and members of the faculty and staff, including those who avail themselves of Florida Tech University Online; - Securing and maintaining professional accreditation for all appropriate programs.
Colorscrimson, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,168
Instructional FTE383
Research FTE35
Public Service FTE10
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitefit.edu
Address150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, Florida, 32901-6975
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Fax+1 (321) 674 8004

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