97
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Florida Institute of Technology / Program in Computer Science is located in Melbourne, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 58
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Minimum of 30 credits
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in computer science (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum of 72 credits beyond bachelor's degree, publications

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

626
Applied
194
Accepted
24
Enrolled
31%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcript, 12 credits of advanced coursework in computer science
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in computer science (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.5 in both bachelor's and master's degree in computer science, resume, statement of objectives
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.06%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Artificial intelligence, software engineering, management and processes, programming languages, database systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL  32901-6975
United States
Contact Dr. Ronaldo Menezes
Department Head
Email: rmenezes@fit.edu
Phone: 321-674-7623