Freshman/First Time In College

Freshman applicants include: high-school seniors, home school students in their final year, first–time-in-college students (FTIC), high-school graduates with 11 or fewer transferable credit hours completed after graduating from high school and students currently enrolled in high school and earning college credit (dual enrollment). FGCU welcomes all students.

How to apply

Getting started is easy, but works best when you know the requirements and follow the steps in the application process. If you are graduating high school or this will be your first time in college, the information below will help walk you through each step to make it easy, but you have to read carefully and make sure you have your information available when it's time to send them to campus.

Step 1: Application & Fee

You may pay the fee with a major credit card or mail a check made payable to Florida Gulf Coast University to Florida Gulf Coast University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S., Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565. We also accept the following application fee waiver requests: SAT/ACT Fee Waiver, NACAC Fee Waiver, Common App Fee Waiver, email from high school Counselor, written request from students, and documentation demonstrating participation in Free/Reduced Lunch.

FGCU Online Application

Common Application

  • Step 2: Send Transcripts

  • Step 3: Gather Your Test Scores

  • Step 4: Know Important Dates


Required High School Units & Freshman Admissions Averages

Freshman Admissions Averages



1141 23.4

  • Units

  • Weighted GPA

Tips for applying

  • Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admissions.
  • 你必须提供高中毕业或正在高中毕业或完成GED证书的证明。持有GED证书的申请人必须提交正式的GED考试成绩。他们还必须有至少1070分的SAT总分或至少21分的ACT综合成绩。每次考试的分数必须高于最低入学要求。
  • Admissions decisions will be released as indicated on the application deadline page.

Admission Forms

  • Limited Access Programs (Music, Nursing, Athletic Training or PGM)

  • Florida Residency Requirements

  • Foreign Language Requirements

  • DACA and Undocumented Students

Information for Parents

在您的孩子开始选择大学的过程中,我们鼓励您参与进来,了解您的新FGCU Eagle的学术经验和机会。The admissions section provides details on fees,financial aid/scholarshipsand steps needed toget started on the right path.

  • What does my student need to complete the application?

  • When are your application deadlines?

  • What was the first-year student profile for last year's accepted class?

  • How can my student submit high school transcripts?

  • My student has a hold decision status. What does that mean?

  • How do I set up a visit to see the school or for my student to see the school?

  • What is the cost of tuition?

  • Do you offer financial aid? Scholarships?

  • Is it required to live on campus? How does my student apply for housing?

  • Is there support to help my student make a smooth transition from high school to college?

  • How does my student sign up for Eagle View Orientation?

  • 学生在大一的时候可以带车吗?

  • Are meal plans required?

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Undergraduate Admissions

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