Florida Institute of Technology: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Florida Institute of Technology is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,635 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1958 and is one of the 5 schools located in Melbourne, Florida.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
80
Fair
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Florida Institute of Technology.

Florida Institute of Technology implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 80 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Engineering, Business, Computer Science, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Florida Institute of Technology student retention rate is fair at 79% (above Florida average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Florida Institute of Technology is below average - 56%. Approximately 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Florida Institute of Technology is good: 8:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$39,400
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - about $38,600 per year. The additional fees at Florida Institute of Technology (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $800, which comes to $39,400 per year.

Read the details about Florida Institute of Technology additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
According to recent data, 9,303 applications were submitted and 5,336 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Florida Institute of Technology in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,700
High
Florida Institute of Technology offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Florida Institute of Technology, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Florida Institute of Technology offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,200 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high: about $7,700 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Florida Institute of Technology. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Florida Institute of Technology seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Florida Institute of Technology Location and Maps



Post Address: Florida Institute of Technology, 150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975, USA
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