Frequently Asked Questions
Is Florida Tech accredited?
How do I apply for a master's or doctoral degree program?
How do I check the status of my application?
Use your login and password to sign into your application.
What are the application deadlines?
How much are the application fees?
The application fees are as follows:
- Master's degree - $50
- Doctoral degree - $60
- Continuing Education - $20
How can I pay my application fee?
The application fee may be paid online at the time of application. You can also log back into your application to pay the application fee at: https://admissions.fit.edu/apply/.
If needed, payment by telephone is available. For this payment method, please contact Student Financial Services at (321) 674-8199.
What Graduate Degree Programs are offered in Melbourne?
See the list of Melbourne-based graduate programs.
What are the required documents?
What is Florida Tech’s institution code for GRE and TOEFL?
Florida Institute of Technology’s institution code is 5080. GRE scores and TOEFL scores are received by Florida Tech electronically.
Where do I mail My Application Materials?
Documents may be mailed to:
Florida Institute of Technology
150 W. University Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32901
How long does it take for my application to be evaluated?
The estimated time for the evaluation process is approximately three weeks once your file is complete.
My application says admitted, when will I receive my admission letter?
Once processing is complete, you will receive an electronic copy of the decision letter within 3-5 days
How much is graduate tuition?
See Graduate Fees.
What are other sources of funding?
Each assistantship applicant must submit a completed assistantship application, three letters of reference and a statement of objectives. The priority deadline for all assistantship applications is January 15. Applications received after the program designated deadline will be considered, but late applicants may be at a disadvantage in terms of being admitted and/or receiving scholarships, fellowships and assistantships. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the graduate admissions office receives all materials required for evaluation of the application before the deadline. All English language proficiency requirements apply. For details visit the Graduate Student Assistantship website.
How do I Learn More about the Faculty in my Major Department?
To learn more about our faculty, check out the following:
- Faculty Profiles
- Faculty Research Groups, Labs and Centers
- Research Blog
- Discovery Research Magazine
What is the minimum English score required for admission?
Any student whose home language is not English may be accepted for any degree program but will not be able to enroll for academic courses until certain English language requirements are met. See the English Language Proficiency policy for details.
May I apply for a master degree program with a three year degree?
Several U.S. institutions recognize three-year degrees as long as the student's total educational background spans 16 years (13 years pre-baccalaureate + 3 years baccalaureate). Florida Tech accepts three-year undergraduate degrees from Bologna countries for enrollment in graduate studies effective January 2016.
What is the Bologna Process?
The Bologna Process is a series of agreements between European countries to ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher-education qualifications. The Bologna Process has 50 participating countries.
How do I get my I-20?
If you are admitted, you will receive I-20 information along with your admission letter. Note: Please allow 10 days after submission of the ESHIP to receive your I-20.