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Chances of getting into Florida Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
70%
Admission Difficulty for Florida Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very High 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Florida Tech and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Florida Tech is 70%.  It ranks #29 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Florida Tech is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 6,898 out of 9,803 applicants were admitted.

The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent (SAT 1130/1330 ACT 23/30). Florida Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.67. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Florida Tech application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Florida Institute of Technology is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Florida Tech SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1130-1330
Applicants Submitting SAT 
59%
SAT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1330
Average SAT Score 1230

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 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1030. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. Florida Tech ranks #7 in Florida and #194 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 
1330 and Above Good >82%
1230 to 1330 Avg + 70%-82%
1130 to 1230 Avg - 55%-70%
1030 to 1130 Reach 39%-55%
Less than 1030 Low <39%
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Florida Tech ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
23-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
30%
ACT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Florida Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
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 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Florida and #217 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida Institute of Technology.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 >83%
26 to 30 Avg + 70%-83%
23 to 26 Avg - 57%-70%
20 to 23 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 20 Low <44%
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Florida Tech GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.67
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 3.67 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 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 70% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Florida Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 38.8% Good
3.75 to 3.99 17.7% Avg
3.50 to 3.74 15.6% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 12.7% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 7.6% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 7.2% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 0.4% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

52% 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 26%
Top 25% of class 52%
Top 50% of class 84%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Florida Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,753 6,050 9,803
Accepted 2,577 4,321 6,898
Acceptance Rate 69% 71% 70%
Enrolled 217 472 689
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 8% 11% 10%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
148

Applicants have 148 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application 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 Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
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?

70% 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 1130 and 1330. 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 23 and 30. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.