State College of Florida

Destination FGCU: State College of Florida 

Together, FGCU and the State College of Florida want to help make your goals a reality.

An AA degree from SCF serves as the first two years of your Bachelor’s degree. While earning your Associate in Arts degree (AA) take advantage of the personalized guidance to ensure your transfer is seamless. 

Early planning and being prepared are essential to making the State College of Florida/FGCU Qualifying Program work its best for you. An AA Degree at the State College of Florida = Guaranteed Admission into a Bachelor’s program* at Florida Gulf Coast University . 

The FGCU Transfer Admissions Counselors can provide guidance to help you select the correct pre-requisite classes to make a successful transfer, and provide overall guidance as you prepare to transfer to Florida Gulf Coast University. 

Tell us more about you to begin accessing Destination FGCU program benefits. After indicating your interest, the FGCU Transfer Admissions Team will begin personally reaching out to connect with you.


Program Benefits

  • Guaranteed admission to FGCU with an SCF Associate in Arts degree (AA)*
  • FGCU application fee waiver provided to program participants prior to submission of admission application** 
  • Transfer scholarships available for students meeting GPA requirements that apply by the preferred application deadlines (Fall, April 1; Spring, Oct 1)
  • Invitations to major academic fairs at FGCU
  • SCF/FGCU transfer days which include presentations and special tours

Start your application

*Students applying to limited access majors and other majors with additional admission requirements will have to meet additional selection criteria.
**Application fees are non-refundable. For questions in regard to fee waivers please contact


Transfer To the Nest Events

Join the FGCU Transfer Admission Team virtually for monthly Transfer to the Nest events.  At this event designed especially for Transfer students, you will be able to:

  • Chat with Admissions representatives regarding the transfer process and credit articulation.
  • Hear from Financial Aid experts who will explain the easiest ways to apply and receive aid and scholarships.
  • Receive an application fee waiver code to submit your application for admission for FREE.

Register Now! 

Early Advising Access

Start planning your transfer to FGCU! We welcome you to attend informational sessions that align with your academic interests and to schedule an individual appointment with our advisors on the first Friday of each month. Select the academic college/school that interests you.

Connect With the Transfer Admissions Team


Meet with a Transfer Admission Counselor 

Schedule a campus tour

Our guided transfer tours are specifically designed to showcase what we have to offer transfer students. Explore the main campus where your academic passions will come to life and North Lake Village, our apartment-style housing along the waterfront, and more.