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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 for Quality, Professors, Diversity in 2020 Niche Rankings
The Best Colleges rankings are compiled using multiple data sources, including admissions selectivity, professor quality, federal data and millions of reviews from students and alumni.

US News: Florida Tech a Top National University
Florida Tech’s inclusion in the top tier universities in the United States is its 9th consecutive appearance in the influential guide for prospective students and their families.

Florida Tech Earns High Marks in Wall Street Journal Ranking
Florida Tech is among the top 50 universities in the Southern U.S. and an elite university nationally, according to the new rankings.

Chronicle of Higher Ed: Florida Tech Among Fastest Growing Universities
In its annual Almanac 2018-19 edition, the Chronicle said Florida Tech’s 36 percent enrollment growth between fall 2006 and fall 2016 was 16th most in the nation.

Florida Tech Lauded in 2019 Fiske College Guide
“It comes as no surprise that some of the most cutting-edge work in space and water-related sciences happens here,” the guide’s says about Florida Tech.

PayScale 2018 Survey: Florida Tech Again Among Best for ROI
With a 20-year net ROI for graduates of $510,000, Florida Tech was in the the top 8 percent of more than 1,460 colleges and universities surveyed.

Florida Tech Shines as ‘Golden Age’ University in New Rankings
Times Higher Education, the respected, UK-based provider of data and analytics on higher education, has recognized Florida Tech in its latest Top 200 list.

Florida Tech a Top University, According to New World Rankings
The list from the Center for World University Rankings, considered the largest academic ranking of global universities, examined 18,000 colleges and universities from around the world.