Florida Institute of Technology (FIT)

Melbourne, FL

Get Admissions Info

Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Institute of Technology Student Essentials

Florida Institute of Technology Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Panther
Website: www.fit.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $36,020
Out-of-State Tuition: $36,020
Retention Rate: 79%
Enrollment: 6,131
Year Established: 1958

About FIT

A private technological school in the northeast part of the state, Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) offers high-ranking, research-based undergraduate and graduate academics.

Located in Melbourne, Florida, FIT has been ranked by such publications as Forbes and U.S. News as a top-tier university.

FIT awards undergraduate degrees in engineering, science, aeronautics, business, psychology, math, communications, education and humanities. FIT also offers master’s degrees in these fields and several others.

Research is a central part of undergraduate and graduate study. Research activities are done in collaboration with state and local organizations and include work in such areas as marine life, alternative fuels and energy, particle physics and aeronautics.

Student life at FIT is teeming with activity. Residence halls, which are fitted with amenities, contain full-fledged apartments with kitchens and bathrooms.

Students also have access to recreation and student centers, which feature restaurants and dining areas. Among the activities to which students have access are more than 15 intercollegiate sports teams and a comprehensive art center, which exhibits artwork and hosts music concerts and student theatre performances.

Undergraduate admission is based on one’s transcripts, standardized test scores and personal essay. Each graduate program has its own admission requirements.

Tuition may be covered in part or in full through financial aid offerings such as Pell grants and federal loans, which are available to eligible students.

FIT Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Florida Institute of Technology 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

FIT Map & Location

Florida Institute of Technology
150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32901


View campus map for Florida Institute of Technology

Getting Around FIT

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Melbourne, FL

Winter
Dec
73
53
Jan
71
49
Feb
74
52
Spring
Mar
77
55
Apr
81
60
May
86
67
Summer
Jun
89
72
Jul
91
73
Aug
91
73
Fall
Sep
88
73
Oct
84
68
Nov
79
60

FIT Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,001
Freshman Class 691
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 6,131

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 68%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 14%
Latino 8%
African American 7%
Caucasian 68%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 14%

Undergraduate 49%
Graduate 51%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 27%
Men 73%
International 30%
Domestic 70%

Get Admissions Info

Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Institute of Technology

Other Schools Near Melbourne, FL

This web site and associated pages are not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). CampusExplorer.com has no official or unofficial affiliation with Florida Institute of Technology (FIT).