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Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Florida Gulf Coast University
Office of Research and Graduate Studies

10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Howard Hall 202
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565


Document submission:

Phone: (239) 590-7988
Fax: (239) 590-7843
Toll Free: (800) 590-3428
option 6, extension 7988

Graduate Studies


FL State with Flag, Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Irma Relief - Florida Residents:
No Application Fee; 10/22/17 through 10/28/17
Application Fee Waiver Code for Florida Residents: GRADFREEAPP2017

The 2017 Hurricane Season had a significant impact on many Florida students and their families. In light of this impact, Florida Gulf Coast University will have a No Application Fee Required (Florida Residents) week. If you are a resident of Florida, and apply to FGCU between October 22, 2017 and October 28, 2017, you may use the code below to complete your Graduate Application. No Application Fee Required!

1. If you qualify for the free application week waiver, then go to Future Eagle to create an account or start an application.
2. At the end of the application, which is the Signature section, you will see a green button that says "Pay Fee and Submit Application." Click on this button to go to the Submit Payment page.
3. In the Summary of Charges section, enter GRADFREEAPP017 in the Promo Code box. This code is only active between October 22, 2017 and October 28, 2017 for applicants who live in Florida.
4. Click the "Apply Code" button. You should receive notification that states, "100% discount applied" and the Graduate Application Fee should have $0 dollar amount. Click the "Next" button at the bottom of this page.


Hurricane Maria Relief - Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands Residents:
No Graduate Application Fee
Contact for fee waiver code

Florida Gulf Coast University invites enrolled graduate and undergraduate students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to apply to attend classes on its Fort Myers campus while their home institutions recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Interested students may apply to FGCU for the Spring semester which starts on January 8.

FGCU will waive the non-Florida out-of-state tuition rates for up to three semesters for eligible graduate and undergraduate students. Students will pay at the same tuition rate as Florida residents. Additional Financial Assistance may be available on a case-by-case basis.

Graduate students should immediately contact us, the Office of Graduate Studies
(239-590-7988 or, so that we can assist you through the application and enrollment process.

Undergraduate students should contact the Office of Undergradaute Admissions
(239-590-7915 or for additional information.


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The resources below make it easy to discover the incredible opportunities that await you as an FGCU graduate student. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us. 


Degrees & Programs


Application Process

FGCU offers masters and doctorate degrees, graduate certificates, non-degree seeking options, as well as other Specialized programs
Contact the Program for additional information.


Before submitting your application, review the process and requirements for graduate admissions at FGCU including details on entrance exams, transcripts, immunizations, and residency.

International Students


Graduate Student Life

A diverse learning community is crucial for academic success. Learn more about the unique requirements international students need to fulfill in order to apply.


Learn more about the benefits and opportunities for graduate students at FGCU, including waterfront activities at our own on-campus private beach.