Tuition & Fees

$41,240

$41,240

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

71%

male

29%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,647
Declined + 3,251
Total Received 8,898
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Private (nonprofit)

3,635

undergraduate students

2,767

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

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Location

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 6,402
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: 81,185), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
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 3% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
45%
500-599
40%
400-499
7%
700-800
16%
600-699
57%
500-599
30%
400-499
2%
30-36
26%
24-29
46%
18-23
25%
12-17
3%
30-36
21%
24-29
61%
18-23
16%
12-17
2%
30-36
24%
24-29
59%
18-23
17%

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

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,647
Declined + 3,251
Total Received 8,898

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

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$37,796

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,490
Room $7,000
Board $5,880
Additional fees $750
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $55,320
Average Financial Aid - $37,796
Total with Avg. Aid $17,524
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 666-4348
F: 321 724-2778
finaid@fit.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jay Lally
Director of Student Financial Aid
jlally@fit.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Baseball, Bowling, Climbing/bouldering, Cricket, Cycling, Fencing, Football, Ice Hockey, Judo, Mma Fight Club, Parkour/free-Running, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Surf, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Baseball, Bowling, Climbing/bouldering, Cricket, Cycling, Fencing, Football, Ice Hockey, Judo, Mma Fight Club, Parkour/free-Running, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Surf, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Climbing/bouldering, Cycling, Slacklining, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

William K. Jurgens, Jr. (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Jen Mercurio (women's)
Associate Athletic Director For Student-Athlete Services/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunshine State Conference
Mascot
Panther
School colors
crimson and gray

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Financial Forensics
Aeronautical Science
Aeronautical Science with Flight
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Mathematics
Astrobiology
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Aviation Human Factors
Aviation Management
Aviation Management with Flight
Aviation Meteorology
Aviation Meteorology with Flight
Aviation Sciences
Aviation/Airport Development
Aviation/Applied Aviation Safety
Behavior Analysis
Behavioral Analysis
Biochemistry
Biological Science/Biotechnology
Biological Science/Cell/Molecular
Biological Science/Ecology
Biological Science/Marine Biology
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences/Biomedical Science
Biological Sciences/General
Biological Sciences/Genomics/Molecular Genetics
Biological Sciences/Marine
Biological Sciences/Marine Conservation
Biomathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Entrepreneurship
Business Administration/Global Management/Finance
Business Administration/Information Technology Management
Business Administration/Leadership
Business Administration/Marketing
Business Administration/Sport Management
Business/Environmental Studies
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry/General
Chemistry/Pre-Medical Chemistry
Chemistry/Research Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Conservation Technology
Construction Management
Earth Remote Sensing
Education
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Science Education
Engineering Management
Environmental Education
Environmental Resource Management
Environmental Science
Finance
Fisheries/Aquaculture
Flight Operations/Dispatch
Flight Testing Engineering
Forensic Psychology
Global Strategic Communication
Healthcare Management
Human Factors/Safety Flight
Human-Centered Design
Humanities
Humanities/Pre-Law
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Assurance/Cybersecurity
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Science
Interdisciplinary Science/Aeronautics
Interdisciplinary Science/Military Science
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematical Sciences/Applied Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Meteorology
Multiplatform Journalism
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Oceanography/Chemical Oceanography
Operations Research
Organizational Behavior Management
Physics
Planetary Science
Pre-Medical Physics
Professional Behavior Analysis
Psychology
STEM Education
Science Education
Science Education/Informal Science Education
Software Engineering
Space Sciences
Strategic Communication
Sustainability Studies
Systems Engineering
Teaching
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,402

total students

50%

in-state

50%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

57%

3,635
students

Female
29%
1,051

Male
71%
2,584

43%

2,767
students

Female
40%
1,115

Male
60%
1,652

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

3,269
students

Female
29%
942

Male
71%
2,327

11%

366
students

Female
30%
109

Male
70%
257

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Student Break-down

30%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

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) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended 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

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
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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

Stephanie Enstice
Associate Director of International Admission
321 674-8030
senstice@fit.edu

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