Florida Institute of Technology

United States of America

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Florida Institute of Technology is a private doctoral research institution that was founded in 1958 in Florida with main emphases on science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and aviation. The university's 130-acre primary residential campus is located near the Melbourne International Airport and the Florida Tech Research Park and is just 50 miles away from Kennedy Space Center.

Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) has 9 colleges/schools: College of Aeronautics; College of Business; College of Psychology and Liberal Arts; College of Science; Extended Studies; Human Centered Design, Innovation and Art; Computing.  The most popular majors at Florida Institute of Technology include: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering, Aviation/Airway Management and Operations and Chemical Engineering. FIT has over 90 undergraduate programs and over 120 graduate degree programs.

FIT has over 6,500 students and out of that over 3,500 students are attending an undergraduate course. The student to faculty ratio is 8:1. The university's acceptance rate is 57%, and the percentage of people who are granted with financial aid is 96%.

 

Notable Alumni: Lela E. Buis (Author, poet and playwright), Felix Soto Toro (Astronaut reserve, developed the advanced payload transfer measurement system for NASA), David A. King (Director, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center)

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The humanities prelaw program takes an interdisciplinary approach to preparing those desiring to graduate with the academic transcript and experience that meets law school entrance requirements. Because law schools look for students with a diverse liberal arts education, the prelaw program curriculum engages students in a series of challenging courses in history, literature, philosophy, psychology and political science. It stresses critical thinking, learning to write well and an understanding of human society.

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Florida Tech's humanities programs provide a solid foundation in history, literature, philosophy, the arts and law. Students earning an interdisciplinary humanities degree learn critical thinking, problem-solving, complex analysis and cultural awareness skills in demand in a global economy.Whether you want to study the thoughts, actions and values of human beings, use new technologies to make great works of art, or pursue a graduate degree in history, philosophy or law, a humanities degree from Florida Tech develops a strong background in the liberal arts with experience in writing and technology.

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The psychology degree program at Florida Tech offers in-depth preparation for work in behavior analysis, clinical psychology, criminal justice, social work, organizational management and law. Unique electives allow you to develop career-track concentrations in a variety of subfields. The clinical psychology degree program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association's Commission on Accreditation.

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Clinical psychologist, Counselling psychologist, Educational psychologist, Forensic psychologist, Further education teacher, Occupational psychologist, Sport and exercise psychologist

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The biological sciences examine every aspect of living organisms, from biochemical reactions happening at the cellular level to interactions between creatures and their environment. Florida Tech's biology degree program explores a variety of specialties from genetics and physiology to conservation, agriculture, marine biology and tropical ecology.Whether you want to explore the mysteries of human evolution, study the complexities of living systems or become a leader in public health advocacy, you can find career options with a biology degree from Florida Tech. Here, you'll develop a strong background in biology and get hands-on experience in organic chemistry and vertebrate anatomy.

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Analytical chemist, Biomedical scientist, Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry, Clinical research associate, Forensic scientist, Physician associate, Research scientist (life sciences), Scientific laboratory technician

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"Aerospace engineering is primarily concerned with the design and analysis of aircraft and spacecraft. Subfields include aerodynamics, structures, controls and propulsion systems. Students at Florida Tech who choose to earn an aerospace engineering degree at Florida Tech are part of a prestigious program listed among the Fiske Guide's ""Engineering/Top Technical Institutes"" and Parade Magazine's College A-List in Engineering."

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Aerodynamics engineer, Aeronautical engineer, Aerospace engineer, Aerospace engineer - design and development, Aerospace engineer - flight operations, Aerospace engineer - flight support, Aerospace engineer - flight test, Aerospace engineer - mass properties, Aerospace engineer - materials and processes

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Fees

Undergraduate: USD 20,550

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 13,610 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Florida Tech operates with a rolling admission policy and accepts applications anytime throughout a student’s senior year in high school.

Graduate: Spring-September 1, Summer-February 1, Fall-April 1

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

5455

Students

590

Faculty Strength

9

Student Faculty Ratio

$
20550

Tuition Fees

$
13610

Living Cost

3.6

Avg. GPA

66
%

Avg. Percentage

1200

Avg. SAT

27

Avg. ACT

6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD