Learning is not a spectator sport — no sitting on the
sidelines at FGCU
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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Colleges & Schools
We are one of the most innovative and collaborative universities in the country. Our 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate degrees, 26 master's degrees, 7 doctorates and 17 certificates.
Learn to study more efficiently, polish language skills and stay on track to graduate in four years. Our academic resources provide tools you need to improve performance in the classroom and in the professional world.
International learning adds priceless value to your college experience (and your resume). Gain a broader perspective on the world and a greater awareness of your own culture and history.
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.
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.
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.
Learning should be a lifelong pursuit. From professional development and training to personal enrichment, we serve thousands of Southwest Florida residents each year.
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.
Get support and guidance through the competitive application process including recruitment, advising, campus endorsements, practice interviews, and post-application mentorship.