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FGCU Financial Aid

FGCU Financial Aid

Cost of Attendance


Each year FGCU develops student expense budgets (cost of attendance), using U. S. Dept. of Education guidelines. These are used to determine students' financial need at FGCU. Student expense budgets include approximate tuition and fee costs as well as allowances for the cost of books and supplies, transportation, food, housing and personal expenses.  These expense budgets represent the maximum amount of financial aid that students may receive from all sources, including student loans.

The variable factors that are used to construct the student expense budget include:

  • where the student lives (at home with their parents, on-campus, or off-campus).
  • the student's legal state of residency.
  • the student's enrollment status (the number of credits for which the student enrolls).

Please select the appropriate level to see the Cost of Attendance:

Independent students who incur expenses for dependent care (either child care or elder care) may have their expense budget adjusted.

The schedule of tuition and fees at FGCU is available on the FGCU Office of the Bursar web site

2017-2018 Undergraduate Full-Time Student Cost of Attendance

EXPENSES Florida Resident living with Parents Florida Resident living away from parents
Tuition and Fees $ 6,118 $ 6,118
Books and Supplies $ 1,200 $ 1,200
Room and Board $ 2,883 $ 9,672
Transportation $ 1,700 $ 1,700
Personal Expenses $ 1,700 $ 1,700
Estimated Total Cost $ 13,601 $ 20,390

*Tuition and fees figures are based on an undergraduate student taking 15 undergraduate credit hours per term for two terms (Fall and Spring). Out of State students should add $19,043.70 to tuition/fees. Tuition and fees are estimated and subject to final approval by the FGCU Board of Trustees.

Cost of Attendance are estimates used for the purpose of Financial Aid. For actual tuition costs please go to

For actual Housing costs please go to