Accreditation & Accolades

Accreditation

Florida Gulf Coast University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500, for questions about the accreditation of Florida Gulf Coast University.

FGCU's Lutgert College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Next application deadline: 12/9/22
Start classes: 1/9/23

Accolades

FGCU is ranked #56 among the “Best Regional Universities South Rankings” by U.S. News & World Report (2022)

FGCU is ranked #7 (tie) among the “Most Innovative Schools, Regional Universities South” by U.S. News & World Report (2022)

FGCU is ranked #54 among the “Best Value Universities in the South” by U.S. News & World Report (2022)

FGCU was named one of the top universities in the Southeastern region by the Princeton Review (2020).

FGCU was ranked #8 among “Best Online Colleges in Florida” by CollegeConsensus.com.

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