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Rankings And Accolades

A university's rankings, accolades and acknowledgements help to illustrate its overall quality and value.

We hope this information helps prospective students, parents, school counselors, STEM educators and employers worldwide make informed decisions about applying to, enrolling in or partnering with Florida Tech. Browse the stories below to learn more about the reasons behind Florida Tech's ever-growing reputation as a research university of value and excellence.

Top 50
Southern
U.S. University
Wall Street Journal
Tier 1
Best
National University
U.S. News & World Report
Golden Age
University
Est. 1958
Times Higher Education
College of Distinction
Inducted 2019
Colleges of Distinction
95%
recent graduates in
jobs or grad school
Florida Tech Career Survey
$56,600
per year median income 6 years after graduation
National avg.: $33,028
Top 20
Technical Institute
Fiske Guide to Colleges
Top 6%
Best
Return on Investment
Payscale
14:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
<>Stories of Our Success

Florida Tech Named a ‘Green College’ by Princeton Review
The distinction is granted to an elite group of universities that demonstrate a commitment to sustainability and the environment.

Online MBA in Cybersecurity Among Best, Ranking Finds
Great Business Schools ranked the top 15 national online cybersecurity and information security programs, and Florida Tech was No. 2.

Panthers in the Headlines: October 2020
October headlines: alumnus launches sustainable clothing line, we break ground on a new building, student receives scholarship and more.

Florida Tech a Standout in the Sunshine State, New Ranking Finds
Florida Tech tied for No. 2 among private Florida universities in the 2021 ranking from two respected publications.

Panthers in the Headlines: September 2020
September Florida Tech headlines: F.I.T. Aviation and Brevard Zoo rescue spider monkey, Forbes-featured research, alumni in Nat Geo and more

Florida Tech Recognized Among Best in 2021 U.S. News Rankings
The university was also in the Top 175 nationwide for undergraduate engineering programs and undergraduate computer science programs.

Panthers in the Headlines: July 2020
Florida Tech is a one-of-a-kind community. Our faculty, staff, students and alumni continuously strive to achieve their goals, contribute to the greater good and relentlessly pursue greatness—so much so, they’re making headlines.

Florida Tech Garners International Recognition for Diversity, Teaching
Florida Tech was the top-ranked institution in Florida in the 2020 RUR International Diversity Ranking and No. 63 out of more than 800 global universities.