Florida Institute of Technology

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Basic Information

Phone Number: 321-674-8030, 800-888-4348 (U.S. Only)
Fax Number: 321-674-8004
Address: 150 W. University Blvd. Keuper Rm 121 Melbourne, FL

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Additional Information

President: T. Dwayne McCay, Ph.D.
School Type: Four Year College
Public/Private: Private
Historical Black College/University: No
Hispanic Serving Institute: No
School Setting:

Florida Tech is a national, private, not-for-profit, technological, coeducational, doctoral-granting, research-intensive university. Founded in 1958, the campus is 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.

School Size: 5,000
Classroom Size: 25
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Housing Availability:


Type of Housing: Seven residence halls, five apartment complexes
Diversity: U.S. News has ranked Florida Tech the most internationally diverse undergraduate student body in the nation.

Engineering and Science degrees: $41,720, all other degrees: $38,020

Financial Aid:

Scholarships, grants, and awards are based on academic merit, talent, and need as determined by the FASFA.

Disability Services:

Florida Tech is committed to equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in the participation of activities operated and sponsored by the university. Therefore, students with documented disabilities are entitled to reasonable and appropriate educational accommodations. Reasonable accommodations may include adjustments to the classroom or testing setting, and/or housing or living modifications. The Office of Disability Services (ODS) supports students by assisting with accommodations, providing recommended interventions, and engaging in case management services.

Greek Life: Yes

We believe learning takes place not only inside the classroom, but outside. One important opportunity for you is the chance to join and be active in a student organization. There are over 120 registered student organizations at Florida Tech, ranging from student government to cultural and ethnic organizations to club sports. We think that there is something for everyone!

Sports: Florida Tech is a member of NCAA Division II. It is home to 20 intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports teams, which play as the Florida Tech Panthers. Most teams participate in the competitive Sunshine State Conference. Florida Tech’s football team competes in the renowned Gulf South Conference.
School Championships:

The university has won five NCAA National Championships, including two in men’s soccer, two in women’s golf and one individual relay title in men’s swimming. The Athletic Department has also accumulated four championships at the prestigious Dad Vail Regatta.

Majors: Florida Tech offers over 60 programs in four colleges - the College of Engineering & Science, the Bisk College of Business, the College of Aeronautics and the College of Psychology and Liberal Arts. Our most popular majors include aerospace and mechanical engineering, aeronautical science, business administration and forensic psychology.
Application/Transfer Deadlines: Rolling Admissions
Summer Sessions:

Florida Tech offers two 6-week sessions each summer.

Study Abroad: Florida Tech offers a variety of diverse international academic programs of study ranging from several weeks or months, to a full year. Our students have studied around the world including in countries in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and Africa.