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Tuition & Fees

$40,446

$40,446

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
27%
500-599
52%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
13%
600-699
48%
500-599
34%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
23%
24-29
49%
18-23
28%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
23%
24-29
60%
18-23
14%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
20%
24-29
60%
18-23
20%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

71%

29%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,336
Declined + 3,967
Total Received 9,303
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Private (nonprofit)

3,586

undergraduate students

3,045

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Aerospace Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 5080
ACT 0716

School Facts

Florida Institute of Technology, founded in 1958, is a private university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Engineering, College of Science, College of Psychology & Liberal Arts, College of Aeronautics, College of Business. Its 130-acre campus is located in Melbourne, 60 minutes from downtown Orlando.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,631
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Melbourne, FL

130-acre campus in Melbourne (population: 77,508), 75 miles from Orlando. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Orlando.

Florida Institute of Technology
150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32901-6975

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 3% of male students
 
3 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
27%
500-599
52%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
13%
600-699
48%
500-599
34%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
23%
24-29
49%
18-23
28%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
23%
24-29
60%
18-23
14%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
20%
24-29
60%
18-23
20%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,336
Declined + 3,967
Total Received 9,303

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work

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Admissions Contact

Michael J. Perry
Director of Undergraduate Admission
P: 800 888-4348
F: 321 674-8004
admission@fit.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,462,015
State $3,805,332
Institutional $27,918,191
Other external $569,406
Total $37,754,944

Non-need-based

Federal $1,617,608
State $621,390
Institutional $17,349,735
Other external $66,125
Total $19,654,858

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track (indoor)
track and field (indoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunshine State Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Panther
School colors
crimson and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Finance
Acquisition/Contract Management
Aeronautical Science
Aeronautical Science with Flight
Aerospace Engineering
Airport Development/Management
Applied Aviation Safety
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavior Analysis/Organizational Behavior Management
Applied Mathematics
Aviation Airport Development Management
Aviation Human Factors
Aviation Management
Aviation Management with Flight
Aviation Meteorology
Aviation Meteorology with Flight
Aviation Safety
Behavioral Analysis
Biochemistry
Biological Science/Cell/Molecular
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences/Aquaculture
Biological Sciences/Biotechnology
Biological Sciences/Conservation Biology/Ecology
Biological Sciences/Conservation Technology
Biological Sciences/Ecology
Biological Sciences/General Biology
Biological Sciences/Marine Biology
Biological Sciences/Molecular Biology
Biological Sciences/Pre-Medical Biology
Biomathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Computer Information Systems
Business Administration/Entrepreneurship
Business Administration/Information Technology Management
Business Administration/Leadership
Business Administration/Marketing
Business Administration/Sports Management
Business/Environmental Studies
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry/General
Chemistry/Pre-Medical Chemistry
Chemistry/Research Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Commercial Enterprise in Space
Communication
Communication/Military Science
Computer Education
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Conservation Technology
Construction Management
Disaster Relief Logistics
Earth Remote Sensing
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Science Education
Engineering Management
Environmental Education
Environmental Resources Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Finance
Forensic Psychology
Global Strategic Communication
Healthcare Management
Human Centered Design
Human Factor in Aeronautics
Human Resources Management
Humanities
Humanities/Pre-Law
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Assurance Cybersecurity
Information Systems
Information Technology
Information Technology Cyber-Security
Information Technology Management
Interdisciplinary Science
Interdisciplinary Science/Aeronautics
Interdisciplinary Science/Military Science
Internet Marketing
Logistics Management
Logistics Management Humanitarian/Disaster Relief Logistics
Management
Management/Acquisition/Contract Management
Management/Human Resources Management
Management/Information Systems
Management/Logistics Management
Management/Transport Management
Management/eBusiness
Marketing
Material Acquisition Management
Mathematical Science
Mathematical Sciences/Applied Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Meteorology
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Oceanography/Biological
Oceanography/Chemical
Oceanography/Coastal Zone Management
Oceanography/Geological
Oceanography/Physical
Operations Research
Organizational Behavior Management
Physics
Planetary Science
Pre-Medical Physics
Project Management
Project Management/Information Systems
Project Management/Operations Research
Psychology
Public Administration
Quality Management
Science Education
Science Education/Informal Science Education
Software Engineering
Space Science
Space Sciences
Space Sciences/Astrobiology
Space Sciences/Astronomy/Astrophysics
Space Systems
Space Systems Management
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability Studies
Systems Engineering
Systems Management
Systems Management/Information Research
Systems Management/Operations Research
Teaching
Technical/Professional Communications
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Undergraduate

54%

3,586
students

Female
29%
1,056

Male
71%
2,530

Graduate

46%

3,045
students

Female
38%
1,169

Male
62%
1,876

undergraduateFull-time

90%

3,253
students

Female
30%
949

Male
70%
2,304

undergraduatePart-time

10%

333
students

Female
33%
107

Male
67%
226

Student Break-down

31%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

34%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 96
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Judith Brooke
Director
321 674-8053
jbrooke@fit.edu

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