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Reviews 2002 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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5 College Senior

Health & Safety: The security measures are sufficient enough to keep students safe if they behave accordingly.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: All of the courses I took were interesting and very informative.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: There are various options that a student can have after obtaining a degree from FGCU.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: There is no greek houses are available for student to live in.

4 College Senior

Athletics: It's great to see that athletes care about both sports and school.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Attending this school was the best decision I ever made.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: It's okay in general, if it was going to be better, the COPS should spend less time giving parking tickets and more time actually interacting with the students, creating a positive vibe and establishing trust with the student and faculty body.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The courses are well taught, you must go to class to get the full meaning from them and full understanding.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: After you get out of here, you must look into the community and see how your degree can be used, it would be helpful to get a marketable degree like biomedical engineer or architect. Something that the community needs.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It could have been better, the general SOVI area is too sequestered away from everything else.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: It's alright in the sense that it needs more levels than 1. Usually the athletes are in using the equipment and its reserved for them during almost all day.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Just like all schools it is what you make it! The experience can be worthwhile if you enjoy working in the field and researching with hands on studies.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: No crimes usually. Blue emergency lights are everywhere in case

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: most professors are super nice and willing to help with anything

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Usually have career fair twice a year, should be more activities

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Each person gets their own bedroom it is great

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Junior

Greek Life: Non greeks are skeptical about greeks

4 College Junior

Athletics: Always great support in going to athletic games

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Always a great place with friendly people, campus is beautiful

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The campus is generally safe. There are emergency police poles all around the campus and dorm communities. There is also an app students can download of their phones for safety.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The sources offered are average, but I wish there was more of a variety. The sizes of class are perfect, usually from about 30 to 60 students. The professors usually do their best to get to know their students and are passionate about what they teach.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There are usually many job fairs and recruiters on campus. I am currently a freshmen so I do not have much experience.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The buildings in the freshmen community are very new. There is a perfect amount of privacy and it is very easy to make friends.

11 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am not involved in Greek life. We do not have Greek housing at Florida Gulf Coast University. I am indifferent towards Greek life.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: I do not know much about the athletics at Florida gulf Coast University. I know that many students are disappointed that there is no football team, but the basketball team is very popular.


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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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