Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) is an internationally recognized institution, providing a variety of degrees taught by industry-leading faculty.
Originally founded as an engineering college in 1958, Florida Tech has developed a reputation for outstanding quality in STEM subjects, earning the label, ‘Florida's STEM university'. The institution is research-driven, boasting a hands-on, practical learning environment that prepares students for careers of the future.
Florida Tech takes pride in its diverse student body, with international students comprising about one-third of the student population and representing over 100 countries. International students are made to feel comfortable on campus through various services and events, including counseling, career guidance and a dedicated international festival showing the importance of cultural diversity at Florida Tech, which is also a proud supporter of the #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign.
Florida Tech is ranked as a ‘Tier One Best National University' by the U.S. News & World Report and is located in Melbourne, Florida, a popular holiday destination. This gives students an outstanding setting to enjoy life outside their studies with events, over 150 student organizations and access to the famous Florida coastline. Florida Tech athletic teams compete in NCAA Division II across a range of sports.