MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology was recently recognized among the “highest reported salaries upon graduation” by financial advising website, NerdWallet.com. Among other colleges in the United States, Florida Tech ranked 21st overall; among universities in the engineering/computer science category, Florida Tech ranked 15th.
Launched in 2010 for the purpose of recommending credit cards, personal finance options, discounts and gas prices to consumers; NerdWallet.com also allows visitors to compare and rank colleges. The website was founded in 2009 by hedge fund equity analyst Tim Chen and former JPMorgan Chase employee Jacob Gibson. The website has been acclaimed by CNN Money and the New York Times Bucks blog.