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Florida Tech Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Florida Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
63.5%
Admission Difficulty for Florida Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Florida Tech and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #29 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,647 out of 8,898 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 26 percent. Florida Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Florida Tech SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1200-1380
Applicants Submitting SAT
55%
SAT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 600
SAT Math 25th 600
SAT Composite 25th 1200
SAT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 710
SAT Composite 75th 1380
Average SAT Score 1290

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 requires applicants to be in the top 24 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 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 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Florida Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >74%
1290 to 1380 Avg + 63%-74%
1200 to 1290 Avg - 50%-63%
1110 to 1200 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 1110 Low <37%
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Florida Tech ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
36%
ACT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 26

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 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida Institute of Technology.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Florida Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >76%
26 to 29 Avg + 63%-76%
24 to 26 Avg - 53%-63%
22 to 24 Reach 42%-53%
Less than 22 Low <42%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Florida Institute of Technology. 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 63% 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 Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Florida Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,049 5,849 8,898
Accepted 1,831 3,816 5,647
Acceptance Rate 60% 65% 63%
Enrolled 211 510 721
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 13% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Florida Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Florida Institute of Technology Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
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.