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Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida Gulf Coast University

Location: Ft. Myers, Florida

Founded: 1997

Contact: (800) 590-3428

Located just south of Fort Myers and north of Naples on the Southwest Florida coast, Florida Gulf Coast University encompasses 800 acres on which academic buildings, residence halls and athletics facilities share space with wetlands, pinewoods and boardwalks in a natural setting. FGCU serves 16,000 students and offers more than 95 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It emphasizes a university-wide commitment to sustainability and service learning, with students having completed more than 5 million hours of service since the university opened in 1997. With six colleges, FGCU is committed to serving Southwest Florida with academic programs designed to meet the workforce demands of the five-county region. Growing interdisciplinary programs include The Water School, the Daveler & Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship and the Shady Rest Institute on Positive Aging. To learn more about FGCU, visit .

Board of Trustees

10501 FGCU Blvd, South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565


Dr. Aysegul Timur

10501 FGCU Boulevard, South
Ft. Myers, Florida 33965-6565

Ombudsman Office

Dr. Daniel Hoover

University Ombuds

Edwards Hall
Room 211
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565

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