U.S. News Ranks Florida Tech Among Nation’s Elite
– For the fifteenth consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Florida Institute of Technology among the nation’s best national doctoral
The 46-year-old Melbourne, Florida-based university is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral Research Intensive university, which separates
it from institutions that only offer degrees at the bachelor’s or master’s level.
Florida Tech’s freshman classes continue to be academically strong, with 27 percent of incoming freshmen in the top 10 percent of their high school
graduating class. The guide noted favorably that 46 percent of all classes include 20 or fewer students.
Florida Tech President Anthony James Catanese said the university will continue to emphasize these strengths. “It is our goal to continue to attract the
best and brightest students to Florida Tech, and place them in an academic environment in which they can achieve and succeed,” said Catanese. “It is our
mission to mold our students into leaders in both their professional fields and communities. We are further committed to graduating our students in four
In the past 12 months, Florida Tech has also been named a Barron’s Best Buy and is listed as one of the top 14 institutes of technology in the nation by
the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Florida Tech’s new academic year begins on Aug. 25.