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 $30,157 for other students in average.

It offers thirty-four graduate programs: 21 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 7 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 287 students have been conferred Master's degree and 34 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 Students1,154 students
281 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,961
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 34 Graduate Programs
21 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 $30,157 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
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$44,429
Off-Campus Total$23,233$44,429
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

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 34 major areas - 21 Master's (4 online programs), 3 Doctorate , 6 Post-Bachelor'(1 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
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
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
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

Graduate Student Population

Total 15,031 students enrolled in Florida Gulf Coast University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,154 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 358 male and 796 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 460 full-time and 694 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 281 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 232 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students358
Women Students796
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students460
Part-time Students694
By race/ethnicity 802 White, 82 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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races25
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, 281 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 232 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,154
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses281
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses232
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses641
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses281
Florida Resident275
Other State In U.S.6
Outside of U.S.0

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