Tuition & Fees

$4,191

$22,328

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
23

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,244
Declined + 5,364
Total Received 13,608
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Public

13,717

undergraduate students

1,143

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Communication
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5221
ACT 0733

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
57%
400-499
29%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
54%
400-499
31%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
52%
400-499
36%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
35%
18-23
43%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
40%
18-23
52%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
44%
18-23
53%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Florida Gulf Coast, founded in 1991, is a public, coeducational, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Professions, and Professional Studies. Its 760-acre campus is located in Fort Myers.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,860
Established in 1991
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Fort Myers, FL

760-acre campus in Fort Myers (population: 68,190). Served by air and bus; train serves Tampa (123 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
57%
400-499
29%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
54%
400-499
31%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
52%
400-499
36%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
35%
18-23
43%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
40%
18-23
52%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
44%
18-23
53%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Early action program application deadline February 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,244
Declined + 5,364
Total Received 13,608

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Marc Laviolette
Director of Admissions
P: 888 889-1095
F: 239 590-7894
admissions@fgcu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $18,079,199
State $6,221,626
Institutional $4,819,978
Other external $1,115,034
Total $30,235,837

Non-need-based

Federal $18,800
State $3,327,465
Institutional $1,236,674
Other external $754,312
Total $5,337,251

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Atlantic Sun Conference (Division I), CCSA
Mascot
Azul the Eagle
School colors
blue and green
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Taxation
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Art
Athletic Training
Bioengineering
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development
Child/Youth Studies
Civil Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Science
Communication
Community Health Science
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Forensic Studies
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Studies
Criminal Justice/Compliance
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Executive Business Administration
Finance
Forensic Studies
Health Science
Health Sciences
History
Human Performance
Journalism
Legal Studies
Liberal Studies
Management
Marine Science
Marketing
Mathematics
Mental Health Counseling
Music
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
PGA Golf Management
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Political Science
Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Education
Resort/Hospitality Management
School Counseling
Secondary Biology Education
Secondary Education
Secondary Mathematics Education
Secondary Social Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

92%

13,717
students

Female
55%
7,590

Male
45%
6,127

Graduate

8%

1,143
students

Female
66%
753

Male
34%
390

undergraduateFull-time

78%

10,796
students

Female
57%
6,095

Male
43%
4,701

undergraduatePart-time

22%

2,921
students

Female
52%
1,495

Male
48%
1,426

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 15

Summer: April 21

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 87
Countries most often represented Canada
Colombia
Cuba
Haiti
Mexico
Peru
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Elaine Hozdik
Director
239 590-7931
ehozdik@fgcu.edu

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