College Visit Information
Florida Institute of Technology is an accredited, coeducational, independent university. Committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching and research, the university offers undergraduate programs in science and engineering, aviation, business, humanities, psychology and communication. Doctoral degrees are offered in science, engineering and psychology, and master’s degrees are offered in engineering, science, aeronautics, psychology, business and communication.
Founded in 1958, Florida Tech is rich in history with many fascinating links to the development of Brevard County and our nation’s space program. Established to offer continuing education opportunities to scientists, engineers and technicians at what is now NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, the university has grown with the area’s rapid development.
Known for a progressive business climate, excellent weather and a vital, expanding population, our Melbourne location is ideal. As part of Florida’s Space Coast, Brevard County is home to space research and rocket flights, marine science research and alternative energy development.
Just minutes away, miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches and the Indian River Lagoon provide unlimited research and recreational opportunities. The campus is about an hour’s drive east of Orlando, which has world-famous theme parks, resorts and one-of-a-kind attractions. >>>>>>> visitor-guide-update
Despite the busy pace of its surroundings, Florida Tech’s campus is quiet and comfortable, with acres of tropical greenery within a suburban setting. We know you’ll enjoy your visit.