Graduate Program Overview

Florida Gulf Coast University is a four-years, public school located in Fort Myers, Florida. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,971 for Florida residents and $31,216 for out-of-state students. It offers thirty-two (32) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFlorida Gulf Coast University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, FL
Graduate School Students1,487 students
700 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,971
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 32 Graduate Programs
22 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Florida Gulf Coast University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Florida residents, the tuition & fees are $8,971 and $31,216 for non-Florida residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $372 for Florida residents and $1,301 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$372$1,301
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$9,772 (On-Campus) / $9,672 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,400 (On-Campus) / $3,400 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,343$45,588
Off-Campus Total$23,243$45,488
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Florida Gulf Coast University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 32 major areas - 22 Master's (1 online programs), 3 Doctorate , 6 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. 395 students have been conferred Master's degree and 56 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
English Language and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 15,358 students enrolled in Florida Gulf Coast University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,487 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 433 male and 1,054 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 669 full-time and 818 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 700 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 299 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students433
Women Students1,054
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students669
Part-time Students818
By race/ethnicity 982 White, 117 Black, and 38 Asian students are attending at Florida Gulf Coast University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races36
29 students are younger than 22 and 287 students are older than 65. The school has 937 students aged between 22 and 30 and 428 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under29
40 & Over287
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Florida Gulf Coast University, 700 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 299 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,681
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses700
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses299
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses682
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses700
Florida Resident673
Other State In U.S.26
Outside of U.S.1

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