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Florida Tech - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Tech

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Florida Tech Description:

The Florida Institute of Technology, or Florida Tech, is a private technical research university located in Melbourne, a town on Florida's east coast. Florida Tech also has a significant online presence. The institute has done well in numerous rankings for its value, its ROTC program, and the quality of its science and engineering programs. Nature lovers should note that the 130-acre campus includes a 30-acre botanical garden that is home to about 200 different species of palms. On the athletic front, the Florida Tech Panthers compete in the NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 5,384 (2,987 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 72% Male / 28% Female
  • 94% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $36,020
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,470
  • Other Expenses: $3,000
  • Total Cost: $52,690

Florida Tech Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 89%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 89%
    • Loans: 56%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,663
    • Loans: $6,581

Scholarships for Florida Tech (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Aerospace Engineering, Aviation Management, Business Administration, Electrical Engineering, Marine Biology, Mechanical Engineering

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 79%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 35%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 37%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 55%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Admissions Information for Other Florida Colleges and Universities:

Eckerd | Embry-Riddle | Flagler | Florida | Florida Atlantic | FGCU | Florida Tech | FIU | Florida Southern | Florida State | Miami | New College | Rollins | Stetson | UCF | UNF | USF | U of Tampa | UWF

Florida Tech Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.fit.edu/about/

"Florida Institute of Technology is an independent technological university that provides quality education, furthers knowledge through basic and applied research, and serves the diverse needs of our local, state, national and international constituencies."

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