High Tech with a Human Touch
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Location & Climate
Florida Tech's main campus is located in Melbourne, Florida, a residential community on the Space Coast of Florida. The community hosts many high-tech companies that serve and support industries for the space program. The Melbourne/Palm Bay community, home to approximately 140,000 residents representing many U.S. states and foreign countries, is on the east coast of Florida, approximately 100 kilometers from Orlando and 270 kilometers from Miami. The Kennedy Space Center is a 45-minute drive north and Walt Disney World/EPCOT Center is a one-hour drive west of the Florida Tech campus.
The climate is generally warm, sunny and humid, with an average temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit (24 C). Temperatures can be as low as 40 degrees F (4 C) in the winter months of December, January and February, and as high as 100 degrees F (37 C) in the summer months of July, August and September.