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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 Perry
Interim Exec. Director of Admissions
Email: admission@fit.edu
Phone: 321-674-8030

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Military Technologies Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Water, Wetlands, And Marine Resources Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,803
Applied
6,898
Accepted
3,475
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

3,753
Females Applied
2,577
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,050
Males Applied
4,321
Males Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.67
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
One recommendation
Recommended Essay
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported 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 611 560 660
SAT Math 621 570 670
ACT Composite 26 23 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,346
Private
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Fees

900
Full-time student fees
7,200
Room & board
5,980
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

37,766
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,357
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,746
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,352
Avg. Loan Aid
16,142
Avg. Grant Aid
27,447
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
85%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
36%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,475
Total Undergrad students
20%
International Students
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.07%
Black or African American 5.43%
White or Caucasian 54.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 2.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.22%
Two or more races 2.79%
Other 2.04%

Gender

Male (68.89%)
Female (31.11%)

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 46%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Halloween, Greek Week and Campus Clean-Up

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, India Student Association - Sanskriti, Surf Club and Society of Women Engineers

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing No Division 2 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing No Division 2 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

464
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 268
Part-time - 196
Male - 327
Female - 137
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