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Florida Gulf Coast University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Florida Gulf Coast University

Website: http://www.fgcu.edu
Address: 10501 Fgcu Blvd S , Fort Myers , Florida - 33965-6565
Phone: (239) 590-1000
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Doctorate
Campus setting
Fringe Rural
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $30
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
6,939
2,984
3,955
Percent admitted
65%
65%
66%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
41%
44%
39%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
470
550
SAT Math
470
570
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
20
23
ACT English
19
23
ACT Math
19
24
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $2,461
Out-of-state tuition $15,098
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $8,659
On-campus other expenses $3,400
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
79%
-
Federal grant aid
15%
$3,589
State or local grant aid
10%
$1,478
Institutional grant aid
21%
-
Loan aid
28%
$4,935
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
10,204
41%
59%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 8,872
Estimated graduates enrolled 1,345
Undergraduates 24 years old 83%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 16%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 41%
Men 35%
Women 44%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 21%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 35%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 41%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,564 $3,657 $3,979 $4,437 11.5%
Out-of-state $15,486 $16,175 $18,058 $19,696 9.1%
Books and supplies $950 $950 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,740 $8,151 $8,659 $7,642 -11.7%
Other $2,840 $2,840 $3,400 $3,400 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $7,740 $8,151 $8,659 $8,728 0.8%
Other $2,840 $2,840 $3,400 $3,400 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,840 $2,840 $3,400 $3,400 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $15,094 $15,598 $17,238 $16,679 -3.2%
Off Campus $15,094 $15,598 $17,238 $17,765 3.1%
Off Campus with Family $7,354 $7,447 $8,579 $9,037 5.3%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $27,016 $28,116 $31,317 $31,938 2.0%
Off Campus $27,016 $28,116 $31,317 $33,024 5.5%
Off Campus with Family $19,276 $19,965 $22,658 $24,296 7.2%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Florida Gulf Coast University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 8,298 3,516 4,782
Percent admitted 65% 64% 67%
Percent admitted who enrolled 37% 40% 35%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,795 90%
ACT 1,344 66%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 470 550
SAT Math 480 560
SAT Writing 460 540
ACT Composite 20 23
ACT English 19 23
ACT Math 19 24

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1999 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs 3/1/2000 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 5/2/2001 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 10/9/2004 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 10/9/2004 -   Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level 10/14/2006 -   Accredited