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Forbes Names Florida Tech One of “America’s Best Colleges”

By University Alliance on November 07, 2011

Among nation’s best in student experience and quality of education

Florida Institute of Technology has been named on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Colleges. Of approximately 6,600 accredited postsecondary schools in the U.S., Florida Tech is among only 650 to be recognized on the annual list.

The high quality education recognized by Forbes on its list of America’s Best Colleges is now available to students across the country and around the world through Florida Tech’s 100% online degree and certificate programs. Florida Tech’s outstanding education is available not only to main campus students, but also to military personnel and working professionals everywhere who seek to advance their education and better their lives.

In collaboration with Bisk Education’s University Alliance Division, Florida Tech offers the convenience and flexibility of a 100% online, multimedia, video-based e-learning platform. Students enjoy 24/7 access to classes and an enhanced educational experience. Streaming video lectures with downloadable MP3 and MP4 files and smartphone access offer on-the-go functionality; online chat rooms and discussion boards make learning dynamic and interactive.

Florida Tech offers undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs in the following disciplines:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Applied Psychology
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Healthcare Management
  • Human Resources
  • Internet Marketing
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marketing
  • Project Management

“It is an honor for Bisk Education’s University Alliance Division to partner with Florida Tech, and offer military and working professionals the opportunity to gain advanced knowledge through online programs,” said Adrian Marullier, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of University Alliance. “The convenience of online learning makes obtaining in-demand expertise more achievable than ever for today’s busy students. Additionally, Florida Tech’s reputation for excellence garners a great deal of respect for graduates of this distinguished university.”

Forbes ranks educational institutions based on a student’s point of view and uses data from The Center for College Affordability and Productivity. Data is collected on 11 factors of interest to incoming students, such as:

  • Freshman-to-sophomore retention rates
  • Average salaries of graduates
  • A typical student borrower’s average four-year debt load
  • Graduation rates
  • Student evaluations on popular websites, including

For more information about Florida Tech’s online degree programs, visit

About Florida Tech
Florida Tech is a regionally accredited university that is world renowned for its distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and unyielding innovation. Florida Tech is ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. It is also rated by the Fiske Guide to Colleges and named in Barron’s Best Buys in College Education. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech has more than 50,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state’s famous Space Coast.

About Bisk Education, Inc.
Founded in 1971, Bisk Education is the world’s leading provider of professional education online. The University Alliance (UA), a division of Bisk, facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation’s leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA’s technology and support services, our university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, the University of San Francisco, the University of Vermont, Florida Institute of Technology, The University of Scranton, Jacksonville University and Dominican University. U.S. News University Directory, part of the Bisk network, provides comprehensive and unbiased information on more than 2,000 academic institutions directly from U.S. News & World Report, the most trusted source for college and university rankings since 1983.

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