Florida's STEM University
Florida Institute of Technology is home to the serious seekers, the relentlessly curious, the bold and driven scholars who learn best by doing. Our hands-on approach to education includes a cooperative education program, field research projects, capstone experiences, countless research opportunities, and job and internship connections at major employers like Northrop Grumman Corp., NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, L3Harris, SpaceX, Embraer, and more.
Florida Tech is a private, fully accredited, research-intensive, coeducational, doctoral-granting university. Whether you recently completed an associate’s degree from a state college, discovered an academic passion you want to pursue at a top-ranked national university, or simply recognize the many benefits and surprising affordability of a private education, Florida Tech welcomes and values you as a transfer student.
As the only independent technological university in the Southeastern United States, Florida Tech is committed to providing our culturally diverse student body a high-quality education in the sciences, engineering, technology, business, psychology, liberal arts, aviation, and related disciplines that prepares them to enter the global workforce, seek further higher education opportunities, and serve within their communities.
We’re located in sunny Melbourne, Florida, ranked the #1 place to live near the beach by U.S. News & World Report. In addition to its beautiful beaches, the area is known for its high-tech industry, historic yet eclectic downtown, art scene, surf culture, and proximity to the Kennedy Space Center and Orlando area attractions.
International students account for about one-third of our student population, and U.S. News & World Report continually ranks Florida Tech one of the best national universities for fostering international student experiences. PayScale places us in the top 6% for return on investment among US colleges. With 95% of students finding employment or attending graduate school six months after graduation, Florida Tech alumni go on to become visionary engineers, scientists, aviators, innovators, leaders, educators, athletes, and astronauts.