Florida Institute of Technology

150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901-6975
Florida Institute of Technology (aka Florida Tech) is a non-profit, private education institution in Melbourne, Florida.

Programs available at Florida Tech include associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in over 45 study areas and 119 disciplines. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Psychological Association - Commission on Accreditation.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (321) 674 -8000 Website: www.fit.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 474
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 5,396
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 3,604
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 57%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 40


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 500 600
SAT Math 540 650
ACT Composite 21 28
ACT English 23 29
ACT Math 22 28

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 6,841
Accepted 3,925
Acceptance Rate 57%
Enrolled 669

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 77% Full-time 23% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 27% Full-time 73% Part-time
Student Gender 54% Men 46% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

49% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
16% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
6% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 25% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 62% $ 8,367
Local Grant 43% $4,235
Institutional Grant 97% $ 14,505
Student Loans 66% $ 7,646

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 2 1 1

Natural Resources Management and Policy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Natural Resources Management and Policy - - - 3 -

Computer Information Sciences

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - 4 18 39 -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 17 32 4

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - 4 18 39 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication - - 4 - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Technical and Scientific Communication - - - 4 -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Science Teacher Education - - - - 1
Physics Teacher Education - - 2 - 1
Environmental Education - - 2 2 1
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 1 2 1
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 2 1
Computer Teacher Education - - 0 1 1
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 1 1 1
General Science Teacher Education - - 1 1 1

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 1 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Science Teacher Education - - - - 1
Physics Teacher Education - - 2 - 1
Environmental Education - - 2 2 1
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 1 2 1
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 2 1
Computer Teacher Education - - 0 1 1
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 1 1 1
General Science Teacher Education - - 1 1 1

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 49 16 1

Chemical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemical Engineering - - 20 4 -

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Space Engineering - - 51 16 -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 45 29 3

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 49 16 1

Chemical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemical Engineering - - 20 4 -

Operations Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Operations Research - - - 12 5

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Software Engineering - - - 15 -
Computer Engineering - - 15 4 -
Computer Software Engineering - - 10 4 -
Computer Engineering - - 10 4 1

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 45 29 3

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 49 16 1

Ocean Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ocean Engineering - - 19 4 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 31 3 1

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Software Engineering - - - 15 -
Computer Engineering - - 15 4 -
Computer Software Engineering - - 10 4 -
Computer Engineering - - 10 4 1

Systems Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Systems Engineering - - - 17 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 31 3 1

Operations Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Operations Research - - - 12 5

Ocean Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ocean Engineering - - 19 4 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 31 3 1

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Space Engineering - - 51 16 -

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Software Engineering - - - 15 -
Computer Engineering - - 15 4 -
Computer Software Engineering - - 10 4 -
Computer Engineering - - 10 4 1

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Engineering-related Fields

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Industrial Management - - - 28 -

Construction Engineering Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Engineering Technology Technician - - 7 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 35 - - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies - 35 4 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - 3 7 -

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 11 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 2 - 3
Biomedical Sciences - - 20 - 3

Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cell Cellular and Molecular Biology - - - 2 -

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aquatic Biology Limnology - - 5 - -
Ecology - - 5 1 -
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - 5 8 -
Ecology - - 2 8 -
Conservation Biology - - 2 8 -
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - 36 8 -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 4 - -
Molecular Biology - - 11 - -

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - - 11 -

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aquatic Biology Limnology - - 5 - -
Ecology - - 5 1 -
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - 5 8 -
Ecology - - 2 8 -
Conservation Biology - - 2 8 -
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - 36 8 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 3 - -

Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 7 - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - - 3
Clinical Psychology - - - - 9
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 9 9
Clinical Psychology - - - 14 9
Forensic Psychology - - 10 14 9
Applied Behavior Analysis - - 10 29 9

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 22 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Corrections and Criminal Justice - 5 8 - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - - 3
Clinical Psychology - - - - 9
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 9 9
Clinical Psychology - - - 14 9
Forensic Psychology - - 10 14 9
Applied Behavior Analysis - - 10 29 9

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 22 - -

Physical Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Meteorology - - 12 4 -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 8 3 1

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Meteorology - - 12 4 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 1 - 1

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Planetary Astronomy and Science - - 1 - -
Astronomy and Astrophysics - - 15 13 -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 8 3 1

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 1 - 1

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical - - 4 - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - - 3
Clinical Psychology - - - - 9
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 9 9
Clinical Psychology - - - 14 9
Forensic Psychology - - 10 14 9
Applied Behavior Analysis - - 10 29 9

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 22 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Corrections and Criminal Justice - 5 8 - -

Transportation and Materials Moving

Air Transportation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aviation Airway Management and Operations - - 54 - -
Air Transportation - - 54 5 -
Aeronautics Aviation Aerospace Science and Technology - - 12 5 -
Aviation Airway Management and Operations - - 12 9 -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - 3 12 40 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems and Services - - - 33 -
Management Information Systems - - 6 33 -
Information Resources Management - - 6 33 -
Management Information Systems - - 6 146 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 52 207 -
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - 52 4 -
E-commerce Electronic Commerce - - 2 4 -
Purchasing, Procurement Acquisitions and Contracts Management - - 2 114 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 1 114 -
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 1 87 -
Business Administration and Management - 23 1 87 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - 23 1 15 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 9 31 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems and Services - - - 33 -
Management Information Systems - - 6 33 -
Information Resources Management - - 6 33 -
Management Information Systems - - 6 146 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 9 31 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 52 207 -
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - 52 4 -
E-commerce Electronic Commerce - - 2 4 -
Purchasing, Procurement Acquisitions and Contracts Management - - 2 114 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 1 114 -
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 1 87 -
Business Administration and Management - 23 1 87 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - 23 1 15 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - - 16 -

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Science - - - 5 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 5 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Finance - - - 40 -
Accounting - 3 29 40 -
Accounting and Business Management - 3 2 40 -

Sports & Athletics

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Basketball
Baseball
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