Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL
Student Size
~5,000 on campus
College Type
Private, Independent, Research Intensive, Coeducational, Residential


Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) is a national, doctoral-granting research university located minutes from the Atlantic Ocean on the Space Coast of Florida, which is also home to NASA - Kennedy Space Center. Students from all over the world choose Florida Tech to experience its exciting, hands-on major programs in engineering, science, aviation, business, psychology, computing, communications and humanities. Florida Tech is a small-but-mighty institution, combining the close-knit and supportive community of a small college with the future-focused innovation of a much larger university. It is a place for adventurous learners who are driven to pursue greatness.

About This Episode

Experience extreme academics and unbeatable fun-in-the-sun at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida—a short drive from the beach, Kennedy Space Center, and big opportunities. Learn about the university’s hands-on degree programs, life on campus, and what it means to be a Florida Tech Panther. We’ll take you underwater, into the sky, behind the wheel of a jet dragster and to Mars!

Florida Tech Segment 01 - This Is Florida Tech
Featured Student: Alyssa Carson
Florida Tech Segment 02 - An Unbelievable Location
Featured Student: Maria Sagastume
Florida Tech Segment 03 - Engineering Excellence
Featured Student: Giulio Cristello
Florida Tech Segment 04 - Panther Pride
Featured Student: Gennaro Zappariello
Florida Tech Segment 05 - Campus Life
Featured Student: Tanner Crampton
Florida Tech Segment 06 - Global Connections
Featured Student: Tij Vishwakarma
Florida Tech Segment 07 - Inspiring Research
Featured Student: Delaney Lisco
Florida Tech Segment 08 - Meaningful Mentorship
Featured Student: Emily Almodovar Warner
Florida Tech Segment 09 - We Fly Planes
Featured Student: Greg Dunn
Florida Tech Segment 10 - It All Comes Together
Featured Student: Loghan Ashline
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