Florida Gulf Coast University

Women's WCLA Contact: Heather Nalbach
Profile
Size
8 / 10
13,854 Undergrads / 14,965 Students
Cost
3 / 10
$13,456 Net Price
Selectivity
5 / 10
64% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
22 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
79%
Overall Graduation Rate
48%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
22% / 48%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Meghan Waggoner Freedom High School Fort Myers, FL Att, Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, FL, 33965, Fort Myers, FL, 33965 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Fort Myers Florida Area
  • Naples Florida Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
  • Sarasota Florida Area
  • West Palm Beach Florida Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Punta Gorda Florida Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Jacksonville Florida Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Denver Area
Where Grads Work
  • Gartner
  • Lee County School District
  • Lee Memorial Health System
  • Publix Super Markets
  • Collier County School District
  • Chico's FAS Inc.
  • Target
  • Florida SouthWestern State College
  • Wells Fargo
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Arthrex
  • Bank of America
  • Hertz
  • NCH Healthcare System
  • Fifth Third Bank
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Administrative
  • Marketing
  • Healthcare Services
  • Support
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Community and Social Services
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Consulting
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
500 - 580
Math
520 - 600
Total
1020 - 1190
ACT
English
21 - 26
Math
20 - 25
Composite
21 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 490 - 560 for SAT; 7 - 8 for ACT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 13,832 5,641 8,191
% Admitted 64% 64% 64%
% Admits That Enroll 30% 32% 28%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.83 (weighted)
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    High School Rank
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (27%)
    Communication & Journalism (11%)
    Health Professions (10%)
    Education (8%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (7%)
    Engineering (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Legal Professions (3%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (3%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (2%)
    History (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Foreign Languages
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Physical Sciences
    Computer & Information Sciences
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $13,456

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$6,118 $25,162
    Books & Supplies$1,200 $1,200
    Cost of Living$9,672 $9,672
    Personal Expenses$3,400 $3,400
     
    Sticker Price$20,390 $39,434

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    72% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship56%$4,726
    Federal Grants29%$4,463
    Pell Grants29%$4,386
    Other Federal3%$835
    State & Local Grants28%$2,316
    Institutional Grants25%$2,805
     
    Student Loans42%$8,563
    Federal Loans41%$7,311
    Other Loans4%$14,294

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $71.1 Million $4,749

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,829.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $12,000 $211

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 5.6%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,005 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $42,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.27 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 22% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 3 2
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 2 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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