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Florida Gulf Coast, founded in 1991, is a public, coeducational, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Professions, and Professional Studies. Its 760-acre campus is located in Fort Myers.

Website: www.fgcu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
13,699
Undergraduate
Students
(55.9%) 7,657 Women
(44.1%) 6,042 Men
1,327
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 13,735 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.93
SAT Math
559 average
520-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
582 average
540-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
21-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $19,350
Out-of-state: $37,487
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,170
Out-of-state: $24,307
Room and Board
$8,580
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Freshman Award
$10,446
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,581
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
507
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 13% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 26% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 15% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Fort Myers Population
68,190
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
7.1% Black/African-American
23.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.9% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
2.0% from 85 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
22.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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