Graduate Programs Overview

Florida Gulf Coast University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Fort Myers, Florida. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,961 for Florida residents and $31,216 for other students in average.

It offers thirty-seven graduate programs: 23 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 7 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 313 students have been conferred Master's degree and 49 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFlorida Gulf Coast University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, FL
Graduate School Students1,255 students
338 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,961
Out-of-State$31,216
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 37 Graduate Programs
23 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 9 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $8,961 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.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$6,974$28,170
Fees$1,987$3,046
Cost per Credit$372$1,301
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$9,672 (On-Campus) / $9,672 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,400 (On-Campus) / $3,400 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,233$45,488
Off-Campus Total$23,233$45,488
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$8,961$8,961$8,961$8,961$8,961
Out-of-State$31,216$31,216$31,216$31,216$31,216

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Florida Gulf Coast University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 107 major areas - 22 Master's (4 online programs), 3 Doctorate , 6 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. 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
Total313495-
Men10413--
Women209365-
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.
Education
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Mathematics And Statistics
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Mathematics And Statistics
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 14,977 students enrolled in Florida Gulf Coast University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,255 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 380 male and 875 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 514 full-time and 741 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 338 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 250 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,255
Men Students380
Women Students875
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,255
Full-time Students514
Part-time Students741
By race/ethnicity 865 White, 87 Black, and 27 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
Total1,255
American Indian /
Native American
2
Asian27
Black87
Hispanic191
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White865
Two or more races28
Un-Known29
17 students are younger than 22 and 209 students are older than 65. The school has 745 students aged between 22 and 30 and 284 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,255
21 & Under17
22-24332
25-29413
30-34179
35-39105
40 & Over209
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, 338 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 250 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,255
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses338
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses250
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses667
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses338
Florida Resident333
Other State In U.S.5
Outside of U.S.0



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