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Florida Gulf Coast University

Located in Southwest Florida between the Florida Everglades and the Gulf of Mexico, we offer an exceptional environment for learning. Half of our 800 acres is preserved or restored nature.Our students, alumni, faculty and staff are actively engaged and environmentally conscious citizens. They serve their communities and inspire others by leading, doing and making a difference.

Distance Learning Courses

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Law (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

The founding of Florida Gulf Coast University at the advent of a new century is a signal event. It comes at a moment in history when the conditions that formed and sustained American higher education are fundamentally changing, and at a time when rapid shifts wrought by technology and social complexities are altering the very nature of work, knowledge, and human relationships.

Education

Florida Gulf Coast University’s comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs prepare students to excel and innovate. Our students, alumni, faculty and staff are actively engaged and environmentally conscious citizens. They serve their communities and inspire others by leading, doing and making a difference.

Research

Florida Gulf Coast University’s comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs prepare students to excel and innovate. Our students, alumni, faculty and staff are actively engaged and environmentally conscious citizens. They serve their communities and inspire others by leading, doing and making a difference.

Career

FGCU Career Development Services contributes to the university’s guiding principle of developing the whole person for success in life and work and supports its mission of fulfilling the career expectations of our students.

Services

Student services

FGCU's offers a wide range of support services to support your success while you are here and beyond.

Housing services

Experience the value, convenience, support and services that you'll only find living on campus. We offer a variety of options for students from their first day on campus through graduation. FGCU's residence halls enhance the value of your college experience with modern, spacious apartments and suites, single bedrooms and lots of extras. 

ICT services

Information Technology Services (ITS) primary mission is to deliver reliable, secure, and high quality services to University constituents, in addition to providing the greatest value and supporting the needs of the university. Our goal is to exceed expectations in providing easy-to-use, seamless, and safe technologies; supporting easy communication methods.

Medical services

 FGCU provides comprehensive services to ensure your health and safety, including emergency and routine preventive care, counseling and information on health and self care.

Student Life

Campus life

 Our campus and region serve as a living laboratory where life-enhancing discoveries are made. We're an incubator for entrepreneurs who fuel economic development and a cultural resource that enriches life on and around campus. Our sports teams energize the entire region. Inspiring those who inspire others — that’s The FGCU Effect.

Sports facilities

Facilities:

  • Aquatics Center
  • Alico Arena
  • Outdoor Sports Complex (OSC)
  • FGCU Softball Complex
  • Swanson Stadium
  • FGCU Soccer Complex
  • FGCU Tennis Complex

Student clubs

Choices run the gamut from ethnic-centered groups such as the Asian Culture Club to the Cake Cause, a group that bakes for charitable organizations. Avid anglers may join the FGCU Fishing Club and share their love of the sport with others. Or participate in the Kamotion Dance Team, a hip-hop, jazz and urban funk dance club at FGCU that specializes not only in dance, but education and service as well.

Accreditation

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees.

Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States

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