|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||22:1|
|Dormitory capacity||4,748 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Florida Gulf Coast University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 15,153 applications and 8,508 students were granted admission. Florida Gulf Coast University is at the #54 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 51% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 49% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||990 to 1150|
|ACT||22 to 26|
Florida Gulf Coast University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $22,328 and in-state students paid $4,191.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 72% of Florida Gulf Coast University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 27% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,425 (which is 0.2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Florida Gulf Coast University in 2016-2017, was 1,075, which is 41% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,291 (which is 37.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Florida Gulf Coast University has enrolled a total of 14,821 students (11,247 students full-time and 3,574 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 14,821 students, 1,040 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 13,733 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,088 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 889 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 7%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Florida Gulf Coast University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||27%||789|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||25%||716||60|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||6%||189||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||3%||85||0|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||77||0|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||2%||72|
|Mathematics And Statistics||2%||60|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||0%||10|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Florida Gulf Coast University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Florida Gulf Coast University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,100. Last year, out of the total 1,928 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,600 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,920 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,632 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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