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Florida Institute of Technology


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Florida Institute of Technology
150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901-6975
General Information321-674-8000
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingCity, Small
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 8,985 (5,582 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13 to 1

Mission Statement

Florida Institute of Technology is an independent technological university that provides quality education- furthers knowledge through basic and applied research- and serves the diverse needs of our local state- national- and international constituencies. In support of this mission- we are committed to: - An organizational culture that values and encourages intellectual curiosity- a sense of belonging and shared purpose among faculty- students and staff- and pursuit of excellence in all endeavors; - Recruiting and developing faculty who are internationally recognized as educators- scholars and researchers; - Recognition as an effective- innovative- technology-focused educational and research institution; - Recruiting and retaining a high-quality- highly selective and culturally diverse student body; - Continued improvement in the quality of campus life for members of the university community; - Providing personal and career growth opportunities for both traditional and nontraditional students and members of the faculty and staff- including those that avail themselves of Florida Tech University Online; - Professional accreditation for all appropriate programs.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army)
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 170
Instructional 170
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -203
Instructional -125
Research and Public Service -78