Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, Florida

Overview

Address10501 Fgcu Blvd S
School Websitewww.fgcu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Florida Gulf Coast University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Fort Myers, Florida that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 14,702 students applied to Florida Gulf Coast University. Of those students, 9,545 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Florida Gulf Coast University was $4,191, in addition to fees of $1,927. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Florida Gulf Coast University.

Florida Gulf Coast University has a 48% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Florida Gulf Coast University acceptance rate is 65%. To put this into perspective, 9,545 of the 14,702 students who applied to Florida Gulf Coast University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Florida Gulf Coast University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Florida Gulf Coast University had an SAT score between the range of 1,060 and 1,210. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Florida Gulf Coast University was between 21 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Florida Gulf Coast University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Florida Gulf Coast University, the tuition for in-state residents is $4,191. Combined with fees of $1,927, room and board costs of $9,672, other expenses of $3,400 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $20,390.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $25,162 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Florida Gulf Coast University to $39,434 for out-of-state students.

Students at Florida Gulf Coast University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Florida Gulf Coast University was $5,013 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 32%.

Florida Gulf Coast University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio22:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Florida Gulf Coast University.

Florida Gulf Coast University has a good gender split, with 56% of undergraduates being female and 44% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Florida residents; in fact, 82% of all students reside in Florida. However, 14% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Florida Gulf Coast University is 22:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Florida Gulf Coast University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 22% students enroll at Florida Gulf Coast University part-time; the other 11,651 students enrolled full-time.

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