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Florida Institute of Technology

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288

world rank

737

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Overview

Founded in 1958, Florida Institute of Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Melbourne (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 59 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Florida Tech also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym Florida Tech
Founded 1958
Motto Ad Astra Per Scientiam
To the Stars through Science
Colours Crimson and gray
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Location


Address 150 W University Boulevard
Melbourne
32901-6975 Florida
United States
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +1 (321) 674 8000
Fax +1 (321) 984 8461
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Florida Institute of Technology for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Florida Institute of Technology's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne 32901-6975
Phone +1 (321) 674 8030
800 888 4348

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Florida Institute of Technology's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Florida Institute of Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Florida Institute of Technology for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1964


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Florida Institute of Technology as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Florida Department of Education (FLDOE)


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Online Courses

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