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Admissions Information for 2015-2016 Catalog Year

Getting Started

If you are not yet an FGCU student, visit the Admissions Office Website

If you are a newly-admitted FGCU student please be sure to sign up for an Eagle View Orientation session. As part of this session you will be meeting with an academic advisor who will assist you in registering for classes for your major.

Program Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements Effective Fall 2015
  • Submit a FGCU Undergraduate Admission Application and satisfy all applicable university admission requirements.
  • Submit a B.S.W. supplemental application by spring of your sophomore year.
    • Checklist
    • Application
    • Self-Disclosure Statement
    • Three (3) Letters of Reference (submit a reference form for each reference)
    • Personal Statement
    • Value Essay
    • GPA Exception Instructions (if applicable)
    • Transcripts from each college or university attended including FGCU
  • Satisfy general education program requirements. A grade of C or better is required in Statistics.
  • Must have (1) a minimum overall GPA of 2.75 with a minimum grade of C in each common prerequisite course or (2) a minimum grade of B- in each common prerequisite course.
  • Students in the B.S.W. program must meet specific progression and graduation requirements. See the B.S.W. Student Handbook for details.
Admission Requirements Effective Fall 2016
  • Be admitted to FGCU as an undergraduate student.
  • Attain junior status by date of application (June 1) for permission to register for upper division coursework.
  • Submit a B.S.W. supplemental application by June 1 of your second year.  This application is available on the BSW website and is to include:
    • Application form
    • Self-Disclosure Statement
    • Legal disclosure statement
    • Three (3) Letters of Reference (submit a reference form for each reference)
    • Personal Statement
    • NASW Code of Ethics essay
    • Transcripts from each college or university attended including FGCU
  • Complete all general education program requirements.
  • Complete common prerequisites with a B- or better in each course.
  • Student must be in good academic standing.

Admission Deadlines

Visit the Admissions Office Web site for information on admission deadlines of the university.

The BSW Program supplemental application will be made available via this webpage in January 2015.