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Florida Institute of Technology

Program in Mechanical Engineering

Melbourne, FL

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Florida Institute of Technology

Overview

Florida Institute of Technology / Program in Mechanical Engineering is located in Melbourne, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
30 credit hours
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

380
Applied
152
Accepted
33
Enrolled
40%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from an ABET-accredited program, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.5, resume, statement of objectives, 18 credit hours at Florida Tech

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

80
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.75%
Black or African American 3.75%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.25%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (86%)
Female (13%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Dynamic systems, robotics, and controls; structures, solid mechanics, and materials; thermal-fluid sciences, optical tomography, composite/recycled materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL  32901-6975
United States
Contact Dr. Hamid Hefazi
Department Head
Email: hhefazi@fit.edu
Phone: 321-674-7255
Fax: 321-674-8813