Florida Institute of Technology

country rank  237
world rank  678

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University Overview

Founded in 1958, Florida Institute of Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Melbourne (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) is a medium-sized (EduListing 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 bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 150 W University Boulevard
Melbourne (population range: 50,000-249,999)
32901-6975 Florida
United States
T +1 (321) 674 8000
F +1 (321) 674 8004

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne 32901-6975
+1 (321) 674 8030
800 888 4348

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Florida Institute of Technology's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


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
  • Association for Behavior Analysis International ABAI
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education IACBE
  • Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs GAC

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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