Florida Tech Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

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Florida Tech Admissions Overview:

Florida Tech is not a highly selective school: over half of applicants are accepted each year. Students with grades and test scores above average have a decent chance of being admitted. The school requires test scores as part of the application, and students can send in either SAT or ACT scores. Besides an application form and test scores, prospective students must submit high school transcripts, letters of recommendation, and an essay.

Check out the school's website for complete details, and contact the admissions office with any questions you may have about the application process! 

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Admissions Data (2015):

Florida Tech Description:

The Florida Institute of Technology, or Florida Tech, is a private technical research university located in Melbourne, a town on Florida's east coast. Florida Tech also has a significant online presence. The institute has done well in numerous rankings for its value, its ROTC program, and the quality of its science and engineering programs.

Nature lovers should note that the 130-acre campus includes a 30-acre botanical garden that is home to about 200 different species of palms. On the athletic front, the Florida Tech Panthers compete in the NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference. Popular sports include rowing, football, basketball, track and field, and soccer.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 6,631 (3,586 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 71% Male / 29% Female
  • 91% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $40,446
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,610
  • Other Expenses: $3,000
  • Total Cost: $58,256

Florida Tech Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 45%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $22,059
    • Loans: $7,931

Academic Programs:

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 79%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 13%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 41%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 57%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Rowing, Track and Field, Basketball, Baseball, Tennis, Swimming, Lacrosse, Golf, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Golf, Rowing, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, Tennis, Softball, Soccer

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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