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Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

About Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida Gulf Coast University is a public, state school in the suburb of Fort Myers, Florida. Florida Gulf Coast University was founded in 1991. The college currently enrolls around 15,929 students a year, including 14,198 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Florida Gulf Coast University

It is moderately difficult to get into Florida Gulf Coast University. Around 89% of applicants get into Florida Gulf Coast University each year. In 2022, 12,901 out of 14,462 total applicants were accepted.

Florida Gulf Coast University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
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 locatedin the town of Fort Myers, Florida,.

If you would like to see Florida Gulf Coast University for yourself, 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

Nov 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

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

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Florida Gulf Coast University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1020 - 1170


Math SAT Range

490 - 580


Reading SAT Range

520 - 600

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Florida Gulf Coast University is like? There are approximately 15,929 students enrolled at Florida Gulf Coast University, including 14,198 undergraduate students and 1,731 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from FL and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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