Florida Institute of Technology
United States of America
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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