Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

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Undergrad Science & Engineering International Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$43,246

not including room and board

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent 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

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-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Financial Aid

80%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$24,254

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $42,346
Room $7,200
Board $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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic conference memberships
Sunshine State Conference

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Majors

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

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

81%

3,337
students

Female
29%
938

Male
71%
2,399

19%

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 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
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