Fort Myers, FL
Tuition (in-state)
$25,112 ($6,068)
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Reviews 1381 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: there is a very noticeable quantity of students that take part in the drug scene

5 College Freshman

Academics: the professors are great and understanding. also it is all small class size so its easy for you to focus and learn more in the class room.

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3 College Freshman

Majors: The classes that i have to take are going to be very rigorous but i love what i am going to be doing for the rest of my life.

4 College Freshman

Majors: i like it but it defiantly makes it so its all school work and i don't have much down time. even though all i do is homework it will be worth it.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: We have blue poles where if you press the botton the cops come in no time. i always feel safe o matter what time of night i might be walking back to my dorm room for any reason.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: We don't have houses for them so its not that they segregate themselves from the non Greeks. They still throw the parties and everything but its more about finding a group of friends that you wouldn't mind being with for the rest of your life or being seen with throughout the campus.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are plenty of places to go but some of them are more high end and they are almost all not healthy. other then that they are just the same restaurants you would go to if you were any where else.

4 College Freshman

Computers: The computers do everything that you would ever need to do. they are each sectioned off so you get your own privacy while doing research or homework.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: Eevn though my parents made bad investments and really don't have any money due to their income I couldn't recieve financial aid.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There a very many different off-campus options for eating. Most are great quality.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The housing here is unbelievable. The dorms have very spacious rooms and have a variety of housing options.

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4 College Sophomore

Diversity: The school is very diverse is all aspects. My personal friend is for the most part the usual of a college student.

4 College Sophomore

Weather: It rains a lot in the summer but the rest of the year is usually beautiful.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: It's great here. I feel extremely safe and do not fear for my health or safety.

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Drug safety is ok here. It seems like if you get caught get in little trouble.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: The academics are great here. The facilities are very advanced in technology which helps the students succeed.

4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: The area is amazing. It has a chill vibe but also has various activities for night life.

4 College Sophomore

Computers: There are available computers everywhere in the library.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life at FGCU has its pros and cons. Most people either like the greeks or can barely stand them.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I don't think I want to write anything anymore. My hand is tired.

5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Every girl here looks like a model out of Maxim magazine. Damn, she fine!!!

1 person found this useful Report
College Sophomore

Majors: Never had an internship. IDK BRAH!!!!

5 College Sophomore

Academics: The professors here are awesome. They all have experience in their fields of study.

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5 College Sophomore


4 College Sophomore

Parking: There's a shuttle that goes around campus that's right next to my room.


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Victoria Rice
Clearwater, FL
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Many FGCU students like the University, for the most part. Involvement in activities is often key. Getting involved in organizations like intramural sports and attending campus events are two great ways to make friends on campus. You come to the school not knowing anyone, but it's up to you to make that change. However, one drawback that students note is that some FGCU students still act like they are in high school, having their own little groups and cliques. Either way, it's good to remember that your college experience is up to you. Other students will tell you that they couldn't imagine themselves anywhere else!

Although Florida Gulf Coast University is often considered a very small school with not much going on, many learn to love the tight-knit homeyness of it. Fort Myers may not be a vast metropolis with a lot to do, but there is still plenty to get involved with on campus; plus, Fort Myers does have a variety of places to eat at. Overall, the campus is clean, and for a young school, is growing every day. FGCU is a great school for any freshman to start at or for any transfer student to transfer to.

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