Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

Florida Institute of Technology, founded in 1958, is a private university. Its 130-acre campus is located in Melbourne, 60 minutes from downtown Orlando.

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Tuition & Fees

$42,470

$42,470

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

71%

male

29%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,406
Declined + 3,337
Total Received 9,743
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Private (nonprofit)

3,565

undergraduate students

2,513

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Aerospace Engineering
  3. Computer Science
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Codes

SAT 5080
ACT 0716

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School Facts

Florida Institute of Technology, founded in 1958, is a private university. Its 130-acre campus is located in Melbourne, 60 minutes from downtown Orlando.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,078
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Melbourne, FL

130-acre campus in Melbourne (population: 82,011), 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
48%
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 12% of male students
 
3 sororities 8% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
49%
500-599
34%
400-499
3%
700-800
22%
600-699
46%
500-599
30%
400-499
2%
30-36
29%
24-29
37%
18-23
30%
12-17
4%
30-36
24%
24-29
54%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
30-36
31%
24-29
46%
18-23
22%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application 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

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,406
Declined + 3,337
Total Received 9,743

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
Interim Executive Director of Admission
P: 800 888-4348
F: 321 674-8004
admission@fit.edu

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,489

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,720
Room $7,000
Board $5,880
Additional fees $750
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $56,550
Average Financial Aid - $36,489
Total with Avg. Aid $20,061
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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
Associate Director of Enrollment Management Financial Aid
jlally@fit.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
track (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, bowling, corn hole, cricket, fishing, ice hockey, judo, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skin diving, soccer, spikeball, surfing, swimming, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, bowling, corn hole, fishing, ice hockey, judo, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skin diving, soccer, spikeball, surfing, swimming, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, cricket, football, golf, soccer, table tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand), water polo

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Athletic Directors

Pete Mazzone (men's)
Interim Athletic Director
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/Finance
Accounting/Financial Forensics
Acquisition/Contract Management
Aeronautical Science
Aeronautical Science with Flight
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavior Analysis/Organizational Behavior Management
Applied Mathematics
Astrobiology
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Aviation
Aviation Human Factors
Aviation Management
Aviation Management with Flight
Aviation Meteorology
Aviation Meteorology with Flight
Aviation Safety
Aviation Sciences
Aviation/Airport Development
Aviation/Applied Aviation Safety
Behavior Analysis
Behavioral Analysis
Biochemistry
Biological Science/Biotechnology
Biological Science/Cell/Molecular
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
Biology
Biomathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Computer Information Systems
Business Administration/Entrepreneurship
Business Administration/Global Management/Finance
Business Administration/Healthcare Management
Business Administration/Information Technology Management
Business Administration/Leadership/Social Responsibility
Business Administration/Management
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
Commercial Enterprise in Space
Communication/Strategic
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Conservation Technology
Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
Cybersecurity
Earth Remote Sensing
Ecology
Education
Education/STEM
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Science Education
Engineering Management
Environmental Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental/Informal Science Education
Finance
Fisheries/Aquaculture
Flight Operations/Dispatch
Flight Testing Engineering
Forensic Psychology
Global Strategic Communication
Healthcare Management
Human Factor in Aeronautics
Human Factors/Safety
Human Factors/Safety Flight
Human Resources Management
Human-Centered Design
Humanities
Humanities/History
Humanities/Literature
Humanities/Philosophy
Humanities/Pre-Law
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Assurance/Cybersecurity
Information Systems
Information Technology
Information Technology Management
Information Technology/Cybersecurity
Information Technology/Database Administration
Interdisciplinary Science
International Business
Journalism/Multiplatform
Liberal Arts
Logistics Management
Logistics Management/Humanitarian/Disaster Relief
Management
Management/Acquisition/Contract Management
Management/Human Resources Management
Management/Information Systems
Management/Logistics Management
Management/Transportation Management
Marketing
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematical Sciences/Applied Mathematics
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Meteorology
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Operations Research
Organizational Behavior Management
Organizational Leadership
Physics
Planetary Science
Pre-Medical Physics
Professional Behavior Analysis
Project Management
Project Management in Information Technology
Project Management/Information Systems
Project Management/Operations Research
Psychology
Public Administration
Quality Management
Software Engineering
Space Sciences
Space Systems
Space Systems Management
Strategic Communication
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability Studies
Systems Engineering
Systems Management
Systems Management/Information Systems
Systems Management/Operations Research
Technology Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Aerospace Engineering
  3. Computer Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

6,078

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

3,565
students

Female
29%
1,048

Male
71%
2,517

41%

2,513
students

Female
42%
1,061

Male
58%
1,452

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

3,169
students

Female
29%
912

Male
71%
2,257

12%

396
students

Female
35%
136

Male
65%
260

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Student Break-down

23%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
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

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
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
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 91
Countries most often represented China
India
Oman
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Trinidad And Tobago
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marivi Walker
Assistant Director of International & Graduate Admission
321 674-8030
mvwalker@fit.edu

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