Florida Gulf Coast University: Ranking & Review

Florida Gulf Coast University logo
Fort Myers
rank
United States
rank
World
rank
14761635
Top 10%

Florida Gulf Coast University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%64%64%
Applicants13,8325,6418,191
Admissions8,8893,6145,275
Enrolled undergraduates2,6261,1461,480
Enrolled total (including graduate students)14,9656,5078,458

7,319 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

978 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,407
Percent of students submitting SAT scores54%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
575
Math
560

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,732
Percent of students submitting ACT scores66%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
22

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30. Application fee for graduates - $30.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Florida Gulf Coast University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$20,390$39,434
Off-campus$20,390$39,434
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,820 and other expenses per full academic year.

Florida Gulf Coast University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,748 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$4,191$22,328
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,927$2,834
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$204$839
Tuition for Full-time graduates$6,974$28,170
Fees for full-time graduates$1,987$3,046
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$372$1,301

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services65660716
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities361361
Health Professions and Related Programs2316932332
Education1807610266
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs266266
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1728180
Psychology159159
Biological and Biomedical Sciences138138
Engineering133133
Social Sciences8585
Natural Resources and Conservation711283
Public Administration and Social Service Professions453580
Legal Professions and Studies7979
English Language and Literature & Letters411051
Visual and Performing Arts4545
History26935
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3030
Mathematics and Statistics14721
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1313
Philosophy and Religious Studies88
Physical Sciences77
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Grand Total3612,399286423,088

A total of 2,760 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Florida Gulf Coast University.

At the master's and doctor's level 328 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%45%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 78%

General info

Alternative namesFGCU
Founded1991
MottoTruth, Knowledge, Wisdom
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscobalt blue, emerald green
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,453
Instructional FTE553
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.fgcu.edu
Address10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, Florida, 33965-6565
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population66,000
Phone2395901000
Fax+1 (941) 590 1059

Florida Gulf Coast University in Social Media