Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida Institute of Technology.
In addition to having a regionally accredited university designation, Florida Institute of Technology is approved by the Office of Education of the U.S. Department of Education. The university is a member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board and the American Society for Engineering Education.
A university must meet certain criteria to be named one of America’s best universities. In fact, U.S. News & World Report rates universities on several key measures: peer assessment; graduation and retention rate; faculty resources; student selectivity; financial resources; alumni giving and graduation rate performance. As a leading nationally recognized accredited university, Florida Tech excels on all levels by which it is measured. These indicators reflect the quality of student, faculty and other resources which in turn capture the quality of education a student receives.