Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL
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Florida Gulf Coast University Review

Fort Myers, FL, 10501 Fgcu Blvd S
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
A
Excellent

Florida Gulf Coast University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 14,833 students and offering 75 degrees in Fort Myers, FL.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Florida Gulf Coast University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
670 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
1
Art Studies
28
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
20
Curriculum and Instruction
22
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
8
Education
27
1
1
Educational Leadership and Administration
17
Elementary Education and Teaching
87
English Language and Literature
48
9
Liberal Arts
334
0
Music Teacher Education
7
Reading Teacher Education
6
Secondary Education and Teaching
20
Spanish Language and Literature
2
Special Education and Teaching
23
9
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Business
447 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
70
20
Business Administration and Management
154
53
Economics
23
Finance
55
Marketing/marketing Management
72
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
372 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
20
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
14
6
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
48
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
64
13
3
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
29
Occupational Therapy/therapist
30
Physical Therapy/therapist
36
Registered Nurse
83
25
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
332 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
8
History
24
6
Philosophy
14
Political Science
41
Psychology
136
Public Administration
24
Social Work
36
20
Sociology
23
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Legal and Law
293 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice
146
6
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
56
7
Legal Assistant/paralegal
78
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Communication and Media
222 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
13
Mass Communication
209
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
135 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
104
Biotechnology
6
Chemistry
12
Mathematics
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Hospitality
130 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Resort Management
130
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Engineering
123 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
17
Civil Engineering
41
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
20
Environmental Science
7
Environmental Studies
37
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Computer Technology
70 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
3
Computer Software and Media Applications
27
Management Information Systems
34
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Agriculture
20 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Art and Design
16 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
9
Music Performance
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Florida Gulf Coast University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
Criminal Justice
Curriculum and Instruction
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
Legal Assistant/paralegal
Public Administration
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Computer Information Systems, Class of 2014

It provides the basic knowledge and critical thinking that is used or developed when it comes to computers and information.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 2014

A business services office that helps to create better resumes as well as provide mock interviews. There attempts at job placement mostly fell flat though and were not helpful.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Computer Information Systems, Class of 2014

The culture at my school is very friendly and liberal. They are into innovative ideas and thinking outside the box concepts. They are ego- innovators and sculpting the minds of future generations to come.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Computer Information Systems, Class of 2014

The facilities are easily accessible. Computer labs are open 24/7. The dorms and classrooms are always clean. The campus life and dining halls are diverse about the events/items offered,

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Computer Information Systems, Class of 2014

The campus involvement is the most unique and popular activities at the school. Learning about the "Going Green" ideas are very much embraced within the campus.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 2014

Unique includes a private lake where we can rent sail boats and other small craft. as well as being within a protected SWFL wildlife area.

Rated January 2016
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