65%

Acceptance Rate

$5,435

Avg.Financial Aid

032553

FAFSA Code

About Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

15,031

Website

www.fgcu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

10501 Fgcu Blvd S

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2395901000
Fax: 2395901059
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Florida Gulf Coast University has been ranked at the 519th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st May

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

65%

SAT Range

1060 - 1210

ACT Range

21 - 25

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $30. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1060-1210 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Florida Gulf Coast University, must score 23 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 21 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565. To gather more information, they can call them at (239) 590-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,716

Average Annual Cost

$4,191

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$1,927

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,672

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,400

Total One Year Cost

$20,390

Before applying to FGCU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $29,912. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

22:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$271

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

361 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

254 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

204 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

202 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

201 Graduates

Psychology, General

159 Graduates

Biology, General

130 Graduates

Marketing

106 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

103 Graduates

Legal Support Services

84 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

77 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

77 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

72 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

55 Graduates

Public Health

48 Graduates

Education, General

45 Graduates

Social Work

45 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

43 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

41 Graduates

Civil Engineering

39 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

38 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

38 Graduates

Political Science and Government

38 Graduates

Computer Engineering

34 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

30 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

30 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

28 Graduates

Economics

26 Graduates

History

26 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

23 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

21 Graduates

Sociology

20 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

19 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

15 Graduates

Mathematics

14 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

14 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

13 Graduates

Music

11 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

11 Graduates

Philosophy

10 Graduates

Anthropology

9 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

Biotechnology

6 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

13,877

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

30%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

1% Unknown

7% Black

21% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

14%

Out Of State

82%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,395 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

35%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,820/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,000/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,000/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Azul the Eagle

School Colors

blue and green

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

114

Total Female Athletes

148

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,672 per year for living on campus. Florida Gulf Coast University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at FGCU costs around $5,000 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 44% and 56%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$13,427

$26,873

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$139 - 279

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

75%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,435

Students Receiving Federal Grants

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,013

Students Receiving State Aid

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,333

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,748

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,690

$30K - $48K

$8,105

$48K - $75K

$5,513

$75K - $110K

$1,742

> $110K

$1,005

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$29,146,887

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,986,240

The financial aid department of Florida Gulf Coast University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,149, whereas the financial aid is $2,138. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,182, while the institutional aid is $2,138. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Florida Gulf Coast University amount to $29,146,887 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $5,986,240.

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