Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL
location
Private
type
Small
setting
29%
71%
student ratio
3,636
total students
$38,540 | $38,540
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
61%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
574
sat math
557
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
26
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Aquatic Biology/Limnology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biomedical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Conservation Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Leadership
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Small Business Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication and Journalism Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Earth Science Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Specific Subject Areas) Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Software Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ocean Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Construction Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sustainability Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Oceanography (Chemical and Physical)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Planetary Astronomy and Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Applied Behavior Analysis
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Transportation and materials moving
    • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Air Transportation Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Aviation/Airway Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied8,573
    • Accepted5,278
    • Acceptance Rate61%
    • Enrolled3,636
    • Female Applicants2,590
    • Females Accepted1,558
    • Female Acceptance Rate60%
    • Male Applicants5,983
    • Males Accepted3,720
    • Male Acceptance Rate62%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.6
      SAT or ACT
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.62
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 557 510 610
    • SAT Math 574 530 660
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 26 23 30
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$38,540
    • Out-of-state tuition *$38,540
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$750
    • Room and board *$13,500
    • Room only *$7,730
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,636
    • Male Student Percentage71%
    • Female Student Percentage29%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.63%
    • Black or African American5.82%
    • White or Caucasian40.23%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.36%
    • Asian2.54%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.45%
    • Two or more races1.67%
    • Unknown9.38%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout32.92% representing 110 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students45% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 55%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Florida Institute of Technology Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy (FITSSFF), International Student Services Organization (ISSO), Student Government Association (SGA), ISA-Sanskriti, Campus Activities Board
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Crew No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming No Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Crew No Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Swimming No Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Water polo No Division C No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty517
    • Full-time Percentage56%
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio9:1 or 3,450 students to 372 faculty

Location & Contact

150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32901-6975
USA

Michael Perry

Director of Undergraduate Admission

Phone: 321-674-8030
Fax: 321-723-9468
Email: admission@fit.edu


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