Florida Institute of Technology

Also known as Florida Tech

150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, FL

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Florida Institute of Technology is a nonprofit private institution that has a fair number of majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Melbourne, FL, in a predominantly urban area. Enrollment at Florida Institute of Technology exceeds nine thousand per year.

Areas of study available at Florida Institute of Technology include but are not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Transportation And Materials Moving
  • Engineering
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Computer And Information Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores between 1040 to 1250 on the SAT and between 21 to 28 for the ACT exam is typical among students admitted to Florida Tech. Florida Tech has an acceptance rate of 57 percent of which only 17 percent decided to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is around $38,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to use the school's price of attendance calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus for around a cost of $7,600 each year. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is typically provided as grants or student loans.

The Florida Institute of Technology Panthers participate in a number of athletic programs, within the NCAA organization. Athletic programs available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Rowing (NCAA Division II)

Students who would like to view more about Florida Institute of Technology can take a look at their website at http://www.fit.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Florida Tech accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Florida Institute of Technology is about 6,600, where graduate students make up roughly 10% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $39,000-$46,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,100-$1,300 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$22,059
Receiving Student Loans45%$7,931

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Florida Institute of Technology may offer services to students like:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Florida Institute of Technology is around 54%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years39%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 1983)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Florida Institute of Technology is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Sunshine State Conference)
  • Basketball (Sunshine State Conference)
  • Track and Field (Sunshine State Conference)
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Transportation and Materials Moving

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Florida Institute of Technology for official up-to-date information.

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