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Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Institute of Technology

Address

Address: 150 W University Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901, USA

Website: http://www.fit.edu/

School Details

Key Facts

  • Florida Institute of Technology is unique among Florida colleges and universities in that it offers the resources of a national research institution combined with the robust, personalized learning experiences of a small college. As a result, Florida Tech students experience the rigor of strong academic programs, impactful relationships with expert faculty, and the excitement of a diverse and dynamic campus life.
  • In official terms, Florida Tech is a regionally accredited, coeducational, independent, privately supported university. But it is so much more. As the only independent technological university in the Southeastern United States, it is also an international center for innovation, high-caliber research and world-class education. A truly global university, Florida Tech attracts undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 United States and more than 100 other countries worldwide.
  • Popular programs include biological science, marine biology, aerospace and mechanical engineering, environmental science, physics and space science, civil engineering, aeronautical science and aviation, and computer science. The university also offers programs in meteorology, construction management, international business, biomedical engineering, premedical studies, prelaw, sports management, forensic psychology, systems engineering, human-centered design, biomathematics.
  • Total Student: 6,631

Entry Requirements

Both undergraduate and graduate students whose home language is not English with scores below the following ranges may enroll in lower-level English training courses at the ELS Language Center on campus:

iBT

IELTS

PTE
Academic

Cambridge English:
Advanced

Florida Tech
TOEFL

79

6.0

58

180

550

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & fees$40,446 (2016-17)
  • Room and board$13,610 (2016-17)

Scholarships

At Florida Institute of Technology, 50% percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $24,871.

Overview

The Florida Institute of Technology, known as Florida Tech, was originally started as training grounds for space industry professionals working at what is now the Kennedy Space Center. But the school also offers undergraduate degree programs in science, engineering, liberal arts, psychology, STEM education and more. About half of the student body enrolls in the school's College of Engineering. The school's location on what's known as the Space Coast of the Atlantic Ocean puts students in an ideal spot for water sports such as surfing, boating, kayaking and fishing. 

Academics

As an international technological university, Florida Institute of Technology offers undergraduate programs in

  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Aeronautics
  • Business
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Communication
  • Education (science and mathematics); 

Master's programs in science, engineering, aviation, business, psychology, communication, education (computer, environmental, mathematics, science and teaching); and doctoral programs in science, engineering, psychology, and science and mathematics education.

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