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Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate74%

About Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida Gulf Coast University is a public, state university in the suburb of Fort Myers, Florida. Florida Gulf Coast University was founded in 1991. The university enrolls around 16,022 students per year, including 14,164 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Florida Gulf Coast University

It is moderately difficult to get into Florida Gulf Coast University. In 2022, Florida Gulf Coast University accepted 74% of applicants. Out of 15,657 applications received in 2022, 11,647 students were offered admission.

Florida Gulf Coast University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 78%

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Florida Gulf Coast University is located in the town of Fort Myers, Florida,.

If you want to see Florida Gulf Coast University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Fort Myers, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Southwest Florida International.

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College Info

10501 FGCU Boulevard South Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565

Campus Setting: Suburban

Florida Gulf Coast University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Florida Gulf Coast University is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Florida Gulf Coast University is Jul 1.

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Florida Gulf Coast University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1200


Math SAT Range

510 - 590


Reading SAT Range

530 - 610

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Wondering what life at Florida Gulf Coast University is like? There are approximately 16,022 students enrolled at Florida Gulf Coast University, including 14,164 undergraduate students and 1,858 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from FL and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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