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International Student Admission 2019-2020 Catalog Year

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Applicants are classified as international if they are not United States citizens, do not hold dual citizenship (U.S. and another country), are not permanent residents, and if they are applying for an F-1 student visa or a J-1 Exchange Visitor visa (exchange visitors are classified as either scholar or student). International students must meet University admission requirements and admission criteria for the program to which they apply.  Please access the following link to review the International Graduate Admissions Guide:

Application deadlines for international students:

  • If currently outside the United States:
    Fall Semester                   May 1
    Spring Semester              September 15
  • If currently in the United States:
    Fall Semester                  June 1
    Spring Semester             October 15
  • Please note that program deadlines supersede these deadlines when the program deadline is earlier in the year.

* FGCU is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.