Florida Tech is a private, coeducational, residential, research-intensive, doctoral granting university located in the beautiful City of Melbourne on Florida’s sunny “Space Coast”. 

But who we are is so much more. We are a community of researchers, scholars and learners hailing from over 115 countries. We are engineers, aviators, innovators, leaders, educators, athletes and astronauts. We have the brains of rocket scientists and the hearts of Panthers. Florida Tech is a STEM focused campus, 45 minutes south of the Kennedy Space Center, with abundant undergraduate research opportunities and internships at companies such as SpaceX, Embraer, Piper, Thales, Northrup Grumman, Rockwell Collins, and Lockheed among others.

Basic details

Region: South

  • Location: Melbourne, Florida
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 45%
  • Average ACT score: 24-30
  • Average SAT score: 1160 - 1350 (without writing included)
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Astronomy; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Fisheries; Genetics; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Marketing; Mathematics; Meteorology; Military Sciences; Oceanography; Physics; Bachelor degrees with flight otions (PPL& CPL, FAA & EASA)
  • Full list of majors available: http://web2.fit.edu/programs/?category=All&location=Main%20Campus&degree=All&level=All&search=


  • International students are eligible for: Merit/talent-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $57,827


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division II
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Baseball; Men's Football/Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Rowing; Women's Rowing; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving

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