Bronze League
Florida Institute of Technology

USA

Florida Institute Of Technology, 150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901, United States

318 World
rank
110 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1958
Short name:
Florida Tech / FIT
Type:
Private
Students:
4410
Faculty:
320
Faculty/Students Ratio:
14
:
1
Web-site:
www.fit.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Melbourne, FL
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 318 53.7
Teaching 401 47.451
Research 330 51.701
International Diversity 165 70.069
Financial Sustainability 376 57.778
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 539 22.107
Research Perfomance Rankings 183 70.649
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TEACHING
World Rank: 401
Country rank: 108
Score: 47.451
League: Copper League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 330
Country rank: 108
Score: 51.701
League: Bronze League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 165
Country rank: 21
Score: 70.069
League: Golden League
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 376
Country rank: 117
Score: 57.778
League: Bronze League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Florida Institute of Technology has become known worldwide as a premier technological university with a sincere interest in each and every student who attends. The university has been built by dedicated, expert faculty and offers the ultimate learning experience available through individual attention in both the classroom and research laboratories. The university grew out of the space program and continues to empahasize mankind's thirst for discovery and knowledge. Since its founding in 1958, more than 47,800 students have earned degrees at Florida Tech.

Mission Statement

Florida Institute of Technology is an independent technological university that provides quality education, furthers knowledge through basic and applied research, and serves the diverse needs of our local, state, national and international constituencies. In support of this mission, we are committed to: An organizational culture that values and encourages intellectual curiosity, a sense of belonging and shared purpose among faculty, students and staff, and pursuit of excellence in all endeavors; Recruiting and developing faculty who are internationally recognized as educators, scholars and researchers; Recognition as an effective, innovative, technology-focused educational and research institution; Recruiting and retaining a high-quality, highly selective and culturally diverse student body; Continued improvement in the quality of campus life for members of the university community; Providing personal and career growth opportunities for both traditional and nontraditional students and members of the faculty and staff, including those who avail themselves of Florida Tech University Online; Professional accreditation for all appropriate programs.