Florida Gulf Coast University Graduate School

Florida Gulf Coast University (referred to as Florida Gulf Coast) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fort Myers, FL.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Florida Gulf Coast is $8,961 for Florida residents and $31,216 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,839 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,969 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Florida Gulf Coast University (referred to as Florida Gulf Coast) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fort Myers, FL.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1999 - Current).
Florida Gulf Coast Directory Information
School NameFlorida Gulf Coast University (Florida Gulf Coast)
Address10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Phone239-590-1000
Webhttps://www.fgcu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.fgcu.edu/Admissions/Prospective/happly.html
Financial Infohttps://www.fgcu.edu/AS/FinancialAid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Florida Gulf Coast is $8,961 for Florida residents and $31,216 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,839 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,969 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 94 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$31,216
$8,961 for Florida Residents
Student Population1,839
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs94 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Florida Gulf Coast is $8,961 for Florida residents and $31,216 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $373 for Florida residents and $1,301 for out-of-state students.
Florida Gulf Coast offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Florida Residents$8,961
Out-of-State$31,216
Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida Residents$373
Out-of-State$1,301
Florida Gulf Coast offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Florida Gulf Coast University is $8,961 for Florida residents and $31,216 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$6,974$1,987$28,170$3,046
2019-2020$6,974$1,987$28,170$3,046
2020-2021$6,974$1,987$28,170$3,046
2021-2022$6,974$1,997$28,170$3,046
2022-2023$6,974$1,987$28,170$3,046
The graduate school tuition & fees of Florida Gulf Coast is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in Florida. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Florida graduate tuition is $24,427 (public) / $16,041 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Florida Gulf Coast University$8,961$31,216
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Florida Graduate Schools$14,054$17,230
Public$10,002$24,427
Private$16,041
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $13,172 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Florida Gulf Coast.
On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,072. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$9,672$3,400$9,672$3,400
2019-2020$9,672$3,400$9,672$3,400
2020-2021$9,672$3,400$9,672$3,400
2021-2022$9,772$3,400$9,672$3,400
2022-2023$9,772$3,400$9,672$3,400
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $373 for Florida residents and $1,301 for other students at Florida Gulf Coast University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$372$1,301
2019-2020$372$1,301
2020-2021$372$1,301
2021-2022$372$1,301
2022-2023$373$1,301

Graduate Programs at Florida Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast University offers 32 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 528 students have completed their study at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Offered Degrees at Florida Gulf Coast University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree221478
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship106
Doctor's degree - other2035
Post Bachelor's Degree629
Post Master's Degree100
Total323528
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Florida Gulf Coast University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Public Administration program with 9 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 116 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 28 completers.
Florida Gulf Coast University offers 32 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 528 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 478 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 35 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 12 completers-
Environmental Studies4-
Environmental Science8-
Education [+] 179 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction47-
Educational Leadership and Administration65-
Special Education and Teaching34-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services33$42,900
Reading Teacher Education--
Engineering [+] 6 completers-
Engineering6-
English Language and Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Applied Mathematics2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 11 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies5-
Criminalistics and Criminal Science6-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 52 completers-
Public Administration16$42,700
Social Work36$44,700
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 53 completers-
Physician Assistant19-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist33-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1$137,100
Business [+] 140 completers-
Business Administration and Management116$59,700
Accounting12-
Management Information Systems12-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total478
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 6 completers-
Education6-
Total6
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist28-
Nursing Practice7-
Total35
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] --
Education--
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Public Administration9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--
Total9
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] --
Education--
Total-

Graduate Student Population at Florida Gulf Coast

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,839 students enrolled into Florida Gulf Coast University graduate schools where it has total 15,969 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 808 full-time and 1,031 part-time graduate students. By gender, 590 male and 1,249 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8395901,249
Full-time808223585
Part-tme1,031367664
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,142 White (62.10%), 145 Black/African American (7.88%), 345 Hispanic (18.76%), 51 Asian (2.77%), and 156 students with other races. 46 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8395901,249
American Indian/Native American211
Asian511734
Black/African American1454798
Hispanic345111234
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,142361781
Two More611150
Un-Known471631
Non-resident Alien462620
Florida Gulf Coast University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 885 graduate students (48.12% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 420 graduate students (22.84% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,839
Enrolled Online Exclusively885
Enrolled Some Online Courses420
Not in Online Courses534
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Florida Gulf Coast University. 769 students are aged 20 to 24 (41.82% of total students), 9 students are aged below 20 (0.49%), 22 students are aged above 50 (1.20%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8395901,249
Age 18-19927
Age 20-2120581124
Age 22-24564155409
Age 25-29440144296
Age 30-3425491163
Age 35-3920769138
Age 40-491384197
Age 50-6422715

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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a Public, 4 years school located in Newark, NJ. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $25,224 for New Jersey residents and $35,718 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,313 and it offers total 130 graduate programs(6 online programs).
Lipscomb University (Lipscomb) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashville, TN. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $17,370 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,749 and it offers total 179 graduate programs(13 online programs).

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