Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$43,246

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

70%

male

30%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,898
Declined 2,905
Total Received 9,803
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Private

4,077

undergraduate students

3,418

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,495
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational

130-acre campus in Melbourne (population: 82,011), 75 miles from Orlando. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Orlando.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
560
75th
670
25th
570
75th
30
25th
22
75th
29
25th
23
75th
30
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,898
Declined 2,905
Total Received 9,803

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Admission test scores

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

80%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$24,254

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $42,346
Housing $7,200
Food $5,980
Additional fees $900
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $57,626
Average Financial Aid - $24,254
Total with Avg. Aid $33,372

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunshine State Conference

Athletics Right Now

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General. yes yes yes
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Air Traffic Controller. yes
Air Transportation, Other. yes yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes yes yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Aquaculture. yes
Aquatic Biology/Limnology. yes
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other. yes yes yes
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations. yes yes yes
Biochemistry. yes yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes yes
Computer Teacher Education. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Conservation Biology. yes yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Ecology. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Engineering Design. yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other. yes
Environmental Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes yes
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General. yes
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation. yes
Forensic Psychology. yes
Genome Sciences/Genomics. yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International and Intercultural Communication. yes
Journalism, Other. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes yes
Management Science. yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Meteorology. yes yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Ocean Engineering. yes yes yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical. yes yes yes
Operations Research. yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Planetary Astronomy and Science. yes
Pre-Law Studies. yes
Project Management. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Small Business Administration/Management. yes
Space Systems Operations. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Systems Engineering. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes yes yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Transportation/Mobility Management. yes
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management. yes yes

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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

7,495

total students

39%

in-state

61%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

54%

4,077
students

Female
30%
1,216

Male
70%
2,861

46%

3,418
students

Female
45%
1,543

Male
55%
1,875

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

3,337
students

Female
28%
938

Male
72%
2,399

18%

740
students

Female
38%
278

Male
62%
462

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Student Break-down

31%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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