Florida Gulf Coast University

Acceptance Rate 67 %
SAT Average 1,135
Tuition & Fees $25,162
Student Population 15,031
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,325

Academic Overview

Florida Gulf Coast University Campus, Fort Myers, FL
Florida Gulf Coast University is a public, 4 or more 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 2021 tuition & fees are $6,118 for Florida residents and $25,162 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 15,031 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 67% and the graduation rate is 50% 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Florida Gulf Coast University are $6,118 for Florida residents and $25,162 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $8,961 for in-state students and $30,157 for out-of-state students.
Florida Gulf Coast University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Florida Gulf Coast. The acceptance rate of Florida Gulf Coast is 67% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 30%. The average graduation rate is 50% and the transfer-out rate is 15%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,325 and 51% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 15,031 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 67 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Florida Gulf Coast University is 50 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Florida Gulf Coast University is 15 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Florida Gulf Coast University is 78 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Florida Gulf Coast University is 15,031
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 $6,325 at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Florida Gulf Coast offers 86 major programs through online and on-site education where 8 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 Degree543
Post Bachelor's Degree61
Master's Degree214
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:4,754)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,000)

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