Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL

Tuition & Fees

$6,118

$24,255

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
34%
500-599
60%
400-499
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
68%
400-499
9%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
55%
400-499
33%
30-36
8%
24-29
26%
18-23
55%
12-17
11%
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
53%
12-17
17%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
57%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,157
Declined + 4,578
Total Received 13,735
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Public

13,699

undergraduate students

1,327

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication
  2. Management
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 5221
ACT 0733

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Location

School Facts

Florida Gulf Coast University, 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 15,026
Established in 1991
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Fort Myers, FL

760-acre campus in Fort Myers (population: 79,943). 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
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

Greek Life

 
15 fraternities 7% of male students
 
13 sororities 5% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
34%
500-599
60%
400-499
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
68%
400-499
9%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
55%
400-499
33%
30-36
8%
24-29
26%
18-23
55%
12-17
11%
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
53%
12-17
17%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
57%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

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

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,157
Declined + 4,578
Total Received 13,735

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Keith Fernander
Assistant Director of Admissions
P: 888 889-1095
F: 239 590-7894
admissions@fgcu.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,750.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,191
Room & board $9,672
Additional fees $1,927
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $16,990
Average Financial Aid - $10,750
Total with Avg. Aid $6,240
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Institution's own financial aid form
March 1

State aid form
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 888 889-1095
F: 239 590-7923
faso@fgcu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jorge Lopez-Rosado
Director of Student Financial Services
jlopez@fgcu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

flag football, softball, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Directors

Kenneth Kavanagh (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Kathy Peterson (women's)
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Taxation
Analytics/Informatics
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child/Youth Studies
Civil Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Community Health Science
Computer Information Systems
Construction Management
Criminal Forensic Studies
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Curriculum/Instruction/Educational Technology
Digital Media Design
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geology
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Executive Business Administration
Exercise Science
Finance
Forensic Studies
Health Science
Health Sciences
History
Information Systems/Analytics
Integrated Studies
Interdisciplinary Entrepreneur Studies
Journalism
Legal Studies
Management
Marine Science
Marketing
Mathematics
Mental Health Counseling
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Therapy
Nurse Anesthesia
Nurse Educator
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
PGA Golf Management
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy-Transitional
Political Science
Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Resort/Hospitality Management
School Counseling
Secondary Biology Education
Secondary Mathematics Education
Secondary Social Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Special Education
Supply Chain Management
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication
  2. Management
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa

15,026

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

13,699
students

Female
56%
7,657

Male
44%
6,042

9%

1,327
students

Female
48%
639

Male
52%
688

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

11,194
students

Female
57%
6,340

Male
43%
4,854

19%

2,505
students

Female
53%
1,317

Male
47%
1,188

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
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

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: July 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

trimester 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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 63
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Colombia
Jamaica
Mexico
Peru
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Timothy Gjini
Assistant Director
239 590-7690
tgjini@fgcu.edu

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