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Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 150 W. University Blvd
Melbourne, FL  32901
United States
Contact Mike J. Perry
Executive Director of Admissions
Email: admission@fit.edu
Phone: 321-674-8030
Fax: 321-674-8004

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, And Computational Biology, Other Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General 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 Checkmark
Accounting And Business/management Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Small Business Administration/management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication Management And Strategic Communications Checkmark
Journalism, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Ocean Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
General Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General 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/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 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
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy And Astrophysics, Other Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Meteorology Checkmark Checkmark
Oceanography, Chemical And Physical Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Physics, Other Checkmark
Planetary Astronomy And Science Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Applied Behavior Analysis Checkmark
Applied Psychology Checkmark Checkmark
Forensic Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice And Corrections, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark Checkmark
Air Traffic Controller Checkmark
Air Transportation, Other Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,941
Applied
8,974
Accepted
3,374
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

5,896
Females Applied
3,680
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,024
Males Applied
5,286
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.51
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
One recommendation
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported July 1st Yes
Out of state 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 610 560 660
SAT Math 610 560 660
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

44,620
Private
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Fees

1,280
Full-time student fees
13,520
Room & board
6,720
Room only

Financial Aid

37,766
Avg. Financial Aid Package
37,117
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,604
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,432
Avg. Loan Aid
15,728
Avg. Grant Aid
25,565
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
88.4%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,374
Total Undergrad students
17%
International Students
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.16%
Black or African American 4.91%
White or Caucasian 54.53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 1.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 3.05%
Other 2.99%

Gender

Male (67.43%)
Female (32.42%)

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 56%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming Week, Founders Day and Orientation

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Florida Tech Science Fiction and Fantast, American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Astrobiological Research and Education Society, Women in STEM and Cricket Club

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
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 No
Crew No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Division 2 No
Rowing Checkmark Division 2 No
Rugby Checkmark Division 2 No
Sailing Checkmark Division 2 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 No
Triathlon Checkmark Division 2 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Division 2 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 No

Faculty

332
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 239
Part-time - 93
Male - 154
Female - 178
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