Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) is a private, coeducational, residential, research-intensive, doctoral-granting university located in the beautiful City of Melbourne on Florida’s sunny “Space Coast.” But who we are is so much more. We are a community of researchers, scholars, and learners hailing from all around the world. We are engineers, aviators, innovators, leaders, educators, athletes, and astronauts. We have the brains of rocket scientists and the hearts of Panthers. We are Florida Tech.

 

Take Your Future Forward at Florida Tech

Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) is a private, coeducational, residential, research-intensive, doctoral-granting university located in the beautiful City of Melbourne on Florida’s sunny “Space Coast.” But who we are is so much more. We are a community of researchers, scholars, and learners hailing from all around the world. We are engineers, aviators, innovators, leaders, educators, athletes, and astronauts. We have the brains of rocket scientists and the hearts of Panthers. We are Florida Tech.

About

  • Florida Tech is a university of leaders and learners — a diverse community of students, staff, faculty, and alumni who are united in the relentless pursuit of greatness.
  • Students from more than 100 countries worldwide choose to live and learn at Florida Tech, making us a truly global university. When we say #YouAreWelcomeHere, we mean it.
  • One of the primary tenets of Florida Tech’s mission is advancing science and technology for the benefit of Earth and all of its inhabitants. So that’s what we do.
  • Florida Tech is known as Florida's STEM University™. To put it simply: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are a driving force behind who we are, what we do, and why we exist.

Academics

  • Florida Institute of Technology is a comprehensive, research-intensive national university offering more than 200 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, as well as associate and certificate programs that prepare students for careers of the future.
  • Florida Tech offers a research-driven, high-tech, and hands-on approach to learning, allowing our students to gain knowledge and get real experience in applying it. It starts with rigorous, immersive, and exciting degree programs. Then, students may customize their education with a variety of resume-enhancing and career-building learning experiences.
  • Florida Tech comprises four distinct academic colleges: College of Engineering & Science, College of Aeronautics, Bisk College of Business, and College of Psychology & Liberal Arts.
  • All of Florida Tech’s academic degrees meet or exceed the rigorous requirements of regional accreditation.
  • The academic programs at Florida Tech are challenging, but finding guidance and support is easy. Our expert mentors, advisors, and counselors are here to help all students succeed.

Location

Located on 130 subtropical acres in the City of Melbourne on Florida's "Space Coast," Florida Tech’s campus includes various academic, athletic, residential, dining, recreational, performance, administrative, and multi-use facilities. Florida Tech's beautiful campus is an Arbor Day Foundation designated "Tree Campus USA."

The Florida Tech campus sits about two miles from downtown Melbourne, two miles from Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, six miles from the nearest beach, 45 miles to NASA—Kennedy Space Center, and 75 miles to the Orlando area. Melbourne has the 5th most concentrated high-tech workforce in the United States.

Campus Life

Members of the Florida Tech community are friendly, open-minded, and passionate about their work. Florida Tech offers a comprehensive residential college experience, meaning that campus is a place to live, learn, dine, play, explore and grow. From university-wide cultural events and community activities, to service opportunities and more than 100 student organizations, there's always something to do. 

Awards and Recognition

  • A Top 50 Southern U.S. UniversityWall Street Journal
  • A Tier 1 Best National UniversityU.S. News & World Report
  • A Top 20 Technical InstituteFiske Guide to Colleges
  • A College of Distinction, Colleges of Distinction
  • Top 6% Best Return on Investment, Payscale

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Tuition

$40,000—$45,000 Semester

Fast facts

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Affiliation

Private

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Top Programs

Aviation, Engineering, Science

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Type of School

University



  • School Size

    Small
  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed
  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation
  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes
  • Conditional Admission Available

    No
  • Setting

    City, Small/College town, Suburban, Online
  • Accreditation and Certification

    SACS, SACSCOC, ABET
  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment, Dormitory
  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 6+, TOEFL: 79+, ELS: Level 112, Duolingo: 100+, Cambridge English: 175+

Melbourne FL
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150 W. University Blvd. Melbourne, FL

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