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Chances of getting into Florida Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.7%
Admission Difficulty for Florida Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Florida Tech and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #31 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,406 out of 9,743 applicants were admitted making Florida Tech a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 30 percent. Florida Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Florida Institute of Technology is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Florida Tech SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1150-1360
Applicants Submitting SAT
59%
SAT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1150
SAT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1360
Average SAT Score 1260

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Florida Institute of Technology?

Florida Institute of Technology typically prefers applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1260 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Florida Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >77%
1255 to 1360 Avg + 66%-77%
1150 to 1255 Avg - 53%-66%
1045 to 1150 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 1045 Low <40%
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Florida Tech ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
ACT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
Average ACT Score 27

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Florida Tech?

Admission data indicates that Florida Tech regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida Institute of Technology.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Florida Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >77%
27 to 30 Avg + 66%-77%
24 to 27 Avg - 53%-66%
21 to 24 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 21 Low <40%
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Florida Tech GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.58
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Florida Institute of Technology?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Florida Tech. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Florida Institute of Technology was 3.58 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Florida Tech accepts 66% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Florida Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 43% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 15% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 8% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

55% of Florida Institute of Technology freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Florida Institute of Technology students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 28%
Top 25% of class 55%
Top 50% of class 89%
Bottom 50% of class 11%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Florida Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,630 6,113 9,743
Accepted 2,299 4,107 6,406
Acceptance Rate 63% 67% 66%
Enrolled 188 480 668
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 8% 12% 10%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
252

Applicants have 252 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Florida Institute of Technology is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Florida Institute of Technology and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Florida Institute of Technology Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Florida Institute of Technology
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133881 IPEDS survey data for Florida Institute of Technology.

FAQs

Does Florida Institute of Technology prefer SAT or ACT?

59% of students submit their SAT scores to Florida Tech. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Florida Institute of Technology?

66% of those who apply are granted admission to Florida Tech. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Florida Institute of Technology?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1150 and 1360. 59% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Florida Institute of Technology?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 24 and 30. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.