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Colleges / Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate74%

Florida Gulf Coast University Student Life

Florida Gulf Coast University Student Activities

Interested in Greek life?

Florida Gulf Coast University has the Student Alumni Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Alumni Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Florida Gulf Coast University include Global Medical Brigades, Psychology Club, FGCU Car Club and Black Student Alliance.

The Florida Gulf Coast University community comes together each year for Weeks of Welcome, Winter Wonderland and Eagle Revolution.

Florida Gulf Coast University Housing

This table offers information on housing at Florida Gulf Coast University.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes No special consideration for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 33%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 4,748
Number of Students Living On-Campus 4,748
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

Florida Gulf Coast University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Florida Gulf Coast University students live off campus. In 2023, 33% of undergrads at Florida Gulf Coast University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 67% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Florida Gulf Coast University. There are 4,748 spots available in on-campus housing for all 14,164 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 4,748 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Florida Gulf Coast University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Florida Gulf Coast University Athletics

Florida Gulf Coast University does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is Florida Gulf Coast University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Florida Gulf Coast University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Florida Gulf Coast University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Florida Gulf Coast University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Florida Gulf Coast University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Florida Gulf Coast University, take Interstate 75 to Fort Myers, FL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Southwest Florida International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Florida you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Florida Gulf Coast University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Florida Gulf Coast University Campus Services

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