FGCU Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 10.0% of the student population at FGCU. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit FGCU Disability Services.
FGCU for the Military
While not a "service academy", FGCU does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit FGCU Veteran Services . For more information, check out our FGCU for Veterans Guide.
FGCU offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, FGCU does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Florida Gulf Coast University
FGCU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Florida Gulf Coast University
FGCU has a comparatively large, student body. There were 13,877 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 11,191 (80.6%). Part-time attendance was 2,686 (19.4%).
Florida Gulf Coast University is Ranked #514 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, FGCU receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank FGCU #514 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Florida Gulf Coast University Competes in the NCAA
FGCU has a total of 261 student athletes, 110 men and 151 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$9,985,825|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$9,787,591|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Florida Gulf Coast University Athletics