Florida Gulf Coast University

Acceptance Rate 89.21 %
SAT Average 1,095
2023 Tuition & Fees $25,162
Student Population 15,909
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,044

Academic Overview

Florida Gulf Coast University Campus, Fort Myers, FL
Florida Gulf Coast University is a public, four-years institute located in Fort Myers, Florida. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $6,117 for Florida residents and $25,162 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $8,961 for Florida residents and $31,216 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 15,909 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 89.21% and the graduation rate is 56% last year.
The salary after graduation from Florida Gulf Coast University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $45,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Florida Gulf Coast's tuition & fees is $6,117 for Florida residents and $25,162 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $8,961 for in-state students and $31,216 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Florida Gulf Coast. The acceptance rate of Florida Gulf Coast is 89.21% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24.22%. The average graduation rate is 56% and the transfer-out rate is 13%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,044 and 55% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 15,909 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Florida Gulf Coast University is 89.21 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Florida Gulf Coast University is 56 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Florida Gulf Coast University is 13 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Florida Gulf Coast University is 82 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Florida Gulf Coast University is 15,909
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Florida Gulf Coast University is 22 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
22 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,044 at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Online Applicationwww.fgcu.edu/Admissions/Prospective/happly.html
Financial Aidwww.fgcu.edu/AS/FinancialAid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www2.fgcu.edu/financialaid/netpricecalculator/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.fgcu.edu/Registrar/veterans-information.html
Disability Servicewww.fgcu.edu/adaptive/

Offered Degrees

Florida Gulf Coast offers 90 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree570
Post Bachelor's Degree62
Master's Degree221
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Florida Gulf Coast University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,732)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,346)

Veterans Benefits

Florida Gulf Coast University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges