Our mission, vision & values
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT) is an affordable, urban college serving the Boston region and committed to student success and career readiness in technology fields. Through personalized support, hands-on learning, and industry-informed curricula, BFIT prepares graduates for work, life-long learning, and citizenship.
BFIT will be a best-in-class college that provides a supportive learning environment and offer innovative, practical and entrepreneurial education resulting in career-ready, productive and civically-engaged citizens.
We value our diverse community and the fostering of a supportive learning environment. We are committed to creating opportunity by working closely with industry and community partners to prepare our students for lifelong learning in an increasingly interdependent world. Our academic programs and co-curricular efforts reflect our commitment to the fundamental principles of an educated person. We value the following skills and attributes and actively promote their development through college-wide initiatives, so that each student:
Possesses the technical skills to enter the workforce or go on to further education
Demonstrates professionalism through leadership, a strong work ethic, and teamwork
Communicates effectively both professionally and personally
Utilizes critical thinking and various approaches to problem solving
Possesses the lifelong skills to locate, evaluate and use information effectively
Understands the impact of sustainable development
Is globally and ethically responsible and civically engaged