Florida Institute Of Technology Online

Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) was originally founded in 1954 as the University of Melbourne is an independent technological university based in Melbourne, Florida.  Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

FIT has earned a number of awards and accolades including: second highest ranked private National University in Florida, top national university for fostering international student experiences, online MBA program ranked in top 10, top entrepreneurial colleges in America, and ranked as one of the nation’s “best value” universities.

Florida Institute of Technology offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs that include the following tracks: accounting, criminal justice, liberal arts, marketing, healthcare, aviation, business, information technology, and psychology.

In addition to the array of graduate and undergraduate programs, FIT also offers the following certificate programs online: mini MBA management, mini MBA information technology management, mini MBA healthcare management, and a graduate certificate in information assurance & cybersecurity.

Students looking to enroll at Florida Institute of Technology, will find the process streamlined and easily navigable.  Admissions consist of students meeting FIT's academic requirements, writing an original essay, providing transcripts, letters of recommendation, and scores from the SAT or ACT.   Your application should highlight special clubs, activities, memberships, research projects, organizations, and/or clubs to underscore your engagement and problem-solving prowess.

Transfer students may be able to have credits transfer from qualifying programs.  FIT prescribes the credit transfer process here with specific guidance for U.S. colleges and universities.  The types of transfer credits the school will consider given their transfer process include: WJEC, IB, OCR, Edexcel, Flight, Dantes, AICE, AP, ACE, CAPE, AQA, CLEP, CCEA, and College Credit.

Cost to attend Florida Institute of Technology will depend on your area of study and courses taken during your time at the school.  Typical costs that are part of your responsibility include tuition, fees, housing, meals, and insurance.  To help offset the cost of higher education, you may consider a variety of financial aid opportunities.

Financial aid such as scholarships and grants do not need to be repaid after graduation.  Student loans do need to be repaid after graduation & may be a viable means to finance your college experience.  Collect the information you need to make a great decision by requesting information here or via the school website.

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences


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*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

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

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships76%$3,758
Student Loans (Federal)75%$8,593