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Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

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Florida Institute of Technology

Overview

Florida Institute of Technology is a University institution located in Melbourne, FL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL  32901-6975
United States

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Aquatic Biology/limnology Checkmark
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, And Computational Biology Related Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Conservation Biology Checkmark
Genome Sciences/genomics Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Small Business Administration Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication Checkmark
Communication And Journalism Related Checkmark
Journalism Related Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Earth Science Education Checkmark
Education (specific Subject Areas) Related Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Ocean Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Military Technologies Associate Bachelors
Strategic Intelligence Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Interdisciplinary Studies Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Water, Wetlands, And Marine Resources Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy And Astrophysics Related Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Chemistry Related Checkmark
Meteorology Checkmark
Oceanography (chemical And Physical) Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Physics Related Checkmark
Planetary Astronomy And Science Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Applied Behavior Analysis Checkmark
Forensic Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Air Transportation Related Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,898
Applied
5,647
Accepted
3,635
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

3,049
Females Applied
1,831
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,849
Males Applied
3,816
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.67
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.6
One recommendation
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3.3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 597 550 640
SAT Math 625 580 680
ACT Composite 27 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

41,100
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Fees

750
Full-time student fees
12,880
Room & board
7,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

39,736
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,447
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,867
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,827
Avg. Loan Aid
14,908
Avg. Grant Aid
27,526
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84.9%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
32%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,635
Total Undergrad students
30%
International Students
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.69%
Black or African American 6.07%
White or Caucasian 45.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 2.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.41%
Two or more races 2.27%
Other 2.44%

Gender

Male (71.09%)
Female (28.91%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 45%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, International Fest and President's Picnic

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Florida Institute of Technology Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy (FITSSFF), International Student Services Organization (ISSO), Student Government Association (SGA), Surf Club and Campus Activities Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

526
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 306
Part-time - 220
Male - 387
Female - 139
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