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Florida Institute of Technology

Location: Melbourne, Florida

Founded: 1958

ORAU Member since: 1989

Member Councilor: Tristan Fiedler

Enrollment: 6,451 (fall 2016)

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.

As an independent technological university, Florida Tech offers state-of-the-art facilities, top-notch faculty, a diverse student body and innovative research combined with a dynamic location and exceptional reputation.

Website: Florida Institute of Technology

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