Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$6,118

$24,255

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
590
25th
520
75th
25
25th
20
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

21

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,956
Declined 3,474
Total Received 15,430
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Public

15,446

undergraduate students

1,668

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 17,114
Established in 1991
Coeducational Coeducational

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760-acre campus in Fort Myers (population: 79,943). Served by air and bus; train serves Tampa (123 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
590
25th
520
75th
25
25th
20
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,956
Declined 3,474
Total Received 15,430

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

56%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,814

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,191
Room $4,820
Board $4,360
Additional fees $1,927
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $16,498
Average Financial Aid - $6,814
Total with Avg. Aid $9,684

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

flag football, softball, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Atlantic Sun Conference, CCSA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Criminalistics and Criminal Science.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
History, General.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Philosophy.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Resort Management.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management.

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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

17,114

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

15,446
students

Female
56%
8,623

Male
44%
6,823

10%

1,668
students

Female
69%
1,151

Male
31%
517

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

11,327
students

Female
57%
6,430

Male
43%
4,897

27%

4,119
students

Female
53%
2,193

Male
47%
1,926

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: July 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

trimester hours

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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

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