The Water School

Leading the way toward solutions

The comprehensive nature of The Water School at FGCU allows us to focus on key areas critical to our water-driven world: climate change, natural resources, ecosystem health and well-being, restoration and remediation.

With 400 acres of protected habitat and LEED-certified buildings, FGCU is an environmental lab with sustainability at the core of its mission. Our award-winning initiatives in education, energy production, research and sustainable practices make us one of the nation's greenest campuses - the perfect place to develop The Water School at FGCU.

Academic Programs within The Water School:

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


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Ecology & Environmental Studies

The Department of Ecology & Environmental Studies offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs focused on the environment.

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Marine & Earth Sciences

The Department of Marine & Earth Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs focusing on coastal environment & geology.

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Centers & Research Institutes

The Centers & Institutes within The Water School play an important role in research and outreach in our local community.


Explore how The Water School makes a difference

The FGCU Water School has a significant impact on Southwest Florida and the entire region. One critical role is to inform and educate the FGCU community. Watch the video to learn how students and faculty put their experience to work.

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    The Water School

    10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
    Fort Myers, FL 33965

    Office Contact:800-590-3428

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    Media Contact:Kyle McCurry| 239-745-4507