235
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Florida Gulf Coast University / College of Arts and Sciences is located in Fort Myers, FL, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 60

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required for some
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

109
Applied
76
Accepted
61
Enrolled
70%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

235
Total Graduate Students
66%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.04%
Black or African American 5.11%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.43%
Two or more races 1.7%
Unknown 1.7%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

400
Total faculty
Full-time (245)
Part-time (155)
Male (225)
Female (175)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Systems ecology, behavior and ecology of terrestrial vertebrates, ecological effects of freshwater inflow on estuarine ecosystems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,555,000

Location & Contact

Address 10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, FL  33965-6565
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Gregerson
Dean
Email: rgregerson@fgcu.edu
Phone: 239-590-7156
Fax: 239-590-7200