Florida Institute of Technology

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$42,770
1% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$30,752
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.838%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
64.4%
13,941 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
8,315
48.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.9%
505 Graduates

About

Florida Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in Brevard County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Florida Institute of Technology were Applied Behavior Analysis (205 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (132 degrees), and Engineering & Industrial Management (58 degrees).

In 2022, 2,019 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Florida Institute of Technology. 46.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,022 degrees), 4.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (225 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Florida Institute of Technology is $42,770, which is $12,620 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Florida Institute of Technology is $42,770, which is $12,620 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,752.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending Florida Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$42,770
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Florida Institute of Technology was $42,770. The cost of tuition at Florida Institute of Technology is $12,620 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$30,752
2022 Value
4.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Florida Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,752. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Florida Institute of Technology grew by 4.83%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,942
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Florida Institute of Technology was of $11,942 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.38% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Florida Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.838%
2019 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Florida Institute of Technology was 0.838%, which represents 17 out of the 2028 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Florida Institute of Technology received 13,941 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 30.9% annual growth. Out of those 13,941 applicants, 8,974 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.4% acceptance rate.

There were 8,315 students enrolled at Florida Institute of Technology in 2022. 75% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Florida Institute of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 8.67%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
8,974
Accepted Out of 13,941

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Florida Institute of Technology was 64.4% (8,974 admissions from 13,941 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 65.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 30.9%, while admissions grew by 27.9%..

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SAT Scores

75%
Submission Percentage (2022)
587
Scores Submitted (2022)

75% of enrolled first-time students at Florida Institute of Technology in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Florida Institute of Technology had a total enrollment of 8,315 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Florida Institute of Technology is 4,056 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,259. This means that 48.8% of students enrolled at Florida Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Florida Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.6% White, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.58% Black or African American, 2.81% Two or More Races, 2.61% Asian, 0.253% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.18% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Florida Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.8%), followed by White Female (18.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.8%), followed by White Male (12.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Florida Institute of Technology in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,315 students. The full-time enrollment at Florida Institute of Technology is 4,056 and the part-time enrollment is 4,259. This means that 48.8% of students enrolled at Florida Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Florida Institute of Technology was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Florida Institute of Technology had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,874 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,325 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    547 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Florida Institute of Technology is 46.6% White, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.58% Black or African American, 2.81% Two or More Races, 2.61% Asian, 0.253% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.18% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 461 students (5.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 151 fewer women than men received degrees from Florida Institute of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Florida Institute of Technology is white (1,022 degrees awarded). There were 4.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (225 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Florida Institute of Technology is Applied Behavior Analysis (205 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (132 degrees) and Engineering & Industrial Management (58 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Florida Institute of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Transportation (156 degrees), and Engineering (498 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida Institute of Technology are Software developers (505,529 people), Other managers (461,829 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (383,545 people), Civil engineers (291,070 people), and Mechanical engineers (221,698 people).

The most specialized majors at Florida Institute of Technology in 2022 are Applied Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Transportation (156 degrees), Engineering (498 degrees), Psychology (501 degrees), and Physical Sciences (77 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida Institute of Technology are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Florida Institute of Technology are Applied Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Transportation (156 degrees), Engineering (498 degrees), Psychology (501 degrees), and Physical Sciences (77 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida Institute of Technology are Computer Systems Design (574,103 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (483,424 people), Elementary & secondary schools (467,376 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (452,873 people), and Construction (348,210 people).

The most specialized majors at Florida Institute of Technology are Applied Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Transportation (156 degrees), Engineering (498 degrees), Psychology (501 degrees), and Physical Sciences (77 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Florida Institute of Technology.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 205 degrees awarded
  2. 132 degrees awarded
  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Florida Institute of Technology was Applied Behavior Analysis with 205 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,085
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
934
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,085 degrees were awarded to men at Florida Institute of Technology, which is 1.16 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (934).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 95 degrees were awarded to men at Florida Institute of Technology in Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering, which is 2.79 times more than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 369 degrees were awarded to men at Florida Institute of Technology in Applied Behavior Analysis, which is 9.71 times more than the 38 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 43% of students graduating from Florida Institute of Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Florida Institute of Technology is Female and Hispanic or Latino (76.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.58% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,022 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    225 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    138 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Florida Institute of Technology is white (1,022 degrees awarded). There were 4.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (225 degrees).

4.41% of degree recipients (89 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    515 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    507 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Florida Institute of Technology is white male (515 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (507 degrees).

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Operations

Florida Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $88.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−20.4%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Florida Institute of Technology had a total salary expenditure of 179M. Florida Institute of Technology employs 98 Assistant professors, 67 Professors and 66 Associate professors. Most academics at Florida Institute of Technology are Male Assistant professor (67), Male Professor (59), and Male Associate professor (56).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida Institute of Technology are: Service, with 106 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 99 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 81 employees.

Endowment

$88.9M
2022 Endowment
17.6%
decline from 2021

Florida Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at about $88.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Florida Institute of Technology declined 17.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $284M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $18.1M - Federal
  2. $2.81M - State
  3. $332k - Local

As of 2022, Florida Institute of Technology received $18.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.81M from state grants and contracts, and $332k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$77M
2022 Salaries
2.27%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Florida Institute of Technology paid a median of $77M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($179M) and a 2.27% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.9M
Instructional Salaries
254
Number of Employees

In 2022, Florida Institute of Technology paid a total of $24.9M to 254 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
98 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
106 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Florida Institute of Technology were Assistant professor with 98 employees, Professor with 67 employees, and Associate professor with 66 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida Institute of Technology were Service with 106 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 99 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 81 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Florida Institute of Technology was Male Assistant professor with 67 employees, Male Professor with 59 employees, and Male Associate professor with 56 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Florida Institute of Technology.

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