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

Stories of Our Success

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.

Florida Tech Among Elite Global Universities, New Ranking Finds
The Center for World University Rankings assessed the quality of education, alumni employment, research output, and citations of 20,000 universities.

Four Florida Tech Programs Ranked in 2020 U.S. News Best Online List
Four of the university’s online offerings were ranked in the top 150 among more than 1,600 online programs the magazine assessed for academic quality.

Princeton Review Recognizes Florida Tech Sustainability Efforts
The university was named in the prestigious publication's Guide to Green Colleges, which identifies schools committed to "green practices and programs."

Florida Tech Named a Best Global University in 2020 U.S. News Rankings
The magazine evaluated “the world’s top 1,500 universities” for 2020 based on academic research and reputation, and just half made the final list.

US News: Florida Tech a Top National University
The magazine considers 15 metrics when ranking schools for academic excellence, placing the largest emphasis on a college's ability to retain and graduate its students.