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Florida Gulf Coast University


Florida Gulf Coast University is a public four year university situated in Fort Myers, Florida. It was established in the year 1991. It is also popularly known as FGCU or Florida Gulf Coast. It is a young co-educational University. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Its classes first started in the year 1997. Besides the campus in Fort Myers there are three other satellite campuses. FGCU has innovative programs, which helps in the development of the students. The faculty is excellent and provides high quality education to the students. FGCU is a member of the State University System. It meets the demands of the educational needs of the Southwest Florida people.

Course Details:

Small class sizes and commitment to providing quality education helps the students in many ways. The students are provided with necessary skills which are required for their successful careers. There are graduate and undergraduate programs available. Some of the programs offered at FGCU are:

  • Accounting and Taxation
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Forensic Studies
  • Nursing
  • Art
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Marine Science
  • Management
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Political Science

  • Admission Procedures:

    Online application forms are available if a candidate is applying for admission at FGCU. Students have to provide certain documents along with the form. They are:

  • High school diploma
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • TOEFL scores (especially for International students)

  • If the candidate does not meet minimum requirement then only documents like letters of recommendation, and personal essays are required. Further queries will be answered if the Admissions department is contacted at: (239) 590-7878 or

    Accommodation Facilities:

    Everglades Hall and Biscayne Hall are the residence halls where the students will live on campus. Student's can live and enjoy the on-campus life with his/her friends. The applicant has to fill in a separate housing agreement along with an application fee of $50. Students are encouraged to apply early for housing as there is a great demand and there is limited space. If students at FGCU do not opt for on-campus housing, they can live off-campus too as FGCU offers assistance in finding apartments for the students. The following links provided by FGCU are assisting in finding the suitable apartments for the students.

    Contact Details:
    Florida Gulf Coast University,
    10501 FGCU Blvd, S.,
    Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
    Tel :( 239) 590-1000/ (800) 590-3428