Learning is not a spectator sport — no sitting on the sidelines here

Our dedicated faculty and staff and 22:1 student-to-faculty ratio ensure a more personal education experience in a state-of-the-art setting. Professors know their students by name. Even undergraduates often get the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research.

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Undergraduate Studies

Get a firm grounding in the coursework you need to complete general education and degree requirements. Even if you're still exploring options, we offer multiple programs and services to keep you on track.

Start path to a bachelor's degree

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Graduate Studies

Take your education to a higher level. From the traditional in-class model to online sessions as well as evening and weekend programs, we offer formats that accommodate different schedules and learning styles.

Learn about graduate studies

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FGCU by the numbers: 15,000 Students, 58 undergraduate programs, 6 colleges, 4 schools, 6 doctoral programs, 25 master's programs, 78 championships, 15 division 1 sports, 205+ students clubs.


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I’ve gotten a lot of hands-on experience that I otherwise may not have gotten.”

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My time at FGCU has really shaped my views on why sustainability is important. It’s a way of life. ”

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We have qualified and experienced teachers who enjoy their jobs and champion students’ learning. ”

“Simply the best in the nation,” - Learn Why

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Colleges & Schools

We are one of the most innovative and collaborative universities in the country. Our 6 colleges offer 58 undergraduate degrees, 25 master's degrees, 6 doctorates and 12 certificates.

Explore our colleges to find your program

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Engage in research

Meaningful discoveries take place in the living laboratory that is Southwest Florida. Work side by side with professors on research, clinical studies and scholarly activities that often turn into published works.

Dive into important discoveries at FGCU

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Distance Learning

FGCU opened in 1997, well into the digital era. Our online accredited courses and undergraduate and graduate degree programs are well established to meet your needs from a distance.

Community Outreach

Everyone deserves an opportunity for higher education. From middle-schoolers to undergrads, we have programs that inspire and assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds on the path to a degree.

Continuing Education

Learning should be a lifelong pursuit. From professional development and training to personal enrichment, we serve thousands of Southwest Florida residents each year.

Library Services

It’s no secret that using the library contributes to student learning and success. Whether in person or virtual, we can help. Explore information, connect with fellow students, and talk with librarians: the library research experts.

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