Florida Gulf Coast University

, FL,
3.86 Average Rating

Florida Gulf Coast University is a public institution based in Fort Myers, Florida. U.S. News & World Report ranks FGCU as the #27 Top Public School. This university is home to Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center and the Vester Marine and Environmental Sciences Research Field Station where students and faculty can research wetlands and local ecosystems. FGU has set aside 400 acres of campus for environmental preservation, owns a 15-acre solar field, possesses many lakes which are home to various wildlife, and is listed as a Green College by The Princeton Review.


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Institution Type
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
Average SAT Composite: 1081

What Students Are Saying

3.86 Average Rating
Small school that is growing very fast. Small class sizes. Plenty of opportunities to get involved on campus
Zachary from Fort Myers, FL
Florida Gulf Coast University is a small school in Fort Myers, Florida that is rapidly growing. It is fairly new and has great on campus housing for students. This university is a great place to spend your four year education, especially for a student who loves the outdoors and water.
Nicole from Weston, FL

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