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Florida Institute of Technology
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  • 4 Year
  • MELBOURNE, FL

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

150 WEST UNIVERSITY BLVD
MELBOURNE, FL 32901
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Sunshine State Conference
From Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Tech is a global research university, ranked as a Tier One Best National University by U.S. News and World Report. Surrounded by companies and organizations like SpaceX, Northrop Grumman, Harris Corporation, Boeing, and NASA, Florida Tech knows the importance of hands-on experience, cutting-edge research, and high-tech innovation.

Our graduates often go on to work full-time for these global companies, putting their expertise to use as computer scientists, ocean engineers, aeronautical engineers, astrobiologists, and physicists, just to name a few career paths.

Florida Tech students work hard and play hard too. This beachside community boasts over 300 days of sunshine. Here, you can study where the rest of the world vacations.

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Florida Institute of Technology Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
66%
SAT Range
1140-1340
ACT Range
24-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$32,314 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,807 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 81 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 97 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 97 responses

Majors

Engineering & Science Majors at Florida Tech

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Known as "Florida's STEM University," Florida Tech offers undergraduate degree programs in all areas of science and engineering. These majors are immersive, fueled by research and project-oriented. In other words, they're perfect for hands-on learners who are ready to get into the lab or out in the field and dive into great, exciting work.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    99%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,967 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
407
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 61 responses
  • Studious
    33%
  • It all depends really
    23%
  • Friendly
    15%
  • Diverse
    10%
  • Socially awkward
    10%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • N/a
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 100 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 106 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 67 responses
  • Research Oriented
    45%
  • Dedicated
    30%
  • Progressing
    7%
  • Life Changing
    6%
  • Hard
    4%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Lousy
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 50 responses

Florida Institute of Technology Reviews

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