Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States. FIT was established in 1958. Thanks to its quite favourable location inside Melbourne, students can enjoy an active city life with a rural serenity.

University ranking. Florida Institute of Technology is quite famous as it ranks high in the top 5% of the best universities of the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In addition to the results of the examinations the applicant must submit a certificate of the previous academic performance. The chances of successful admission are very high as 70 percent of applicants get enrolled but that number may vary depending on the faculty. The university shares the popular system in United States that divides the academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 13,860 USD per year. A master’s degree of FIT will cost a student a significant sum of 20,000 USD per year. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. The prospective students would be happy to know that the university also offers online programs. On the official website of the university (https://www.fit.edu) you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Florida Institute of Technology teaches more than 6 thousand students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. Every 4 student is a foreign citizen. More than 1500 teachers are employed by the university. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Flickr, Itunes, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, which might tell you more about the day to day life of FIT.

Infrastructure of FIT. There is a library on the campus. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories.
Ranking   1352   285
Country United States
City Melbourne
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  38,580 USD/year.
to  42,335 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  13,196 USD/year.
to  44,664 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  38,580 USD/year.
to  42,335 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  13,196 USD/year.
to  44,664 USD/year.
Living expenses $897 -1,369 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 70.37%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1958
Abbreviation FIT
Teachers 1,499
Students 6,488
Foreigners 25%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
To the stars through science
Accreditation
• Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Affiliations
• Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
• Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
• Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF)
• American Council on Education (ACE)
• College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB)
• American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
• Florida Department of Education (FLDOE)
Rankings
World ranking 1352
Country ranking 285
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 1352
Cost of living in Melbourne
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 295 350
Food 427 631
Transportation 34 141
Communications and utilities 104 118
Clothing 18 63
Sports and leisure 19 65
Total 897 1,369
Accommodation in Melbourne USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 298
Shared room in city centre 354
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 557
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 672
Alternative title
English Florida Institute of Technology
Arabic معهد فلوريدا التقني
French Institut Technologique de Floride
Japanese フロリダ工科大学
Korean 플로리다 공과대학교
Chinese 佛羅里達理工學院
cy Sefydliad Technoleg Florida
ca Florida Institute of Technology
fa مؤسسه فناوری فلوریدا
ga Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Florida
he המכון הטכנולוגי של פלורידה
ur فلوریڈا انسٹیٹیوٹ آف ٹیکنالوجی
sr Технолошки институт Флориде
nb Florida Institute of Technology
jv Florida Institute of Technology
alt Florida Tech
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