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Please visit our Degrees and Programs page to view the requirements for your specific program.

Additional supplemental materials, including a graduate entrance exam (GRE, MAT, GMAT, TOEFL), may be required for admission depending on your specific graduate program. Even if you meet the GPA minimum requirements, you might still need to take an entrance exam.

Entrance Exams

When requesting exam scores, ask your testing center to mail a hard copy of your scores to our office, as we are not able to receive electronic test scores at this time. Direct your testing center to mail test scores to the Office of Research & Graduate Studies at the following address:

Office of Research & Graduate Studies
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565

Current FGCU students can access FREE entrance exam study materials through an FGCU library database. The subscription is to the Testing & Education Reference Center database. Students can take a practice GRE test and access a 2014 edition of Master the GRE. Many other practice tests and study guides are available on this database. Access it by clicking on “databases” from the library homepage.

For more information on graduate entrance exams and testing centers, see the information below, and visit the FGCU Testing & Assessment Center website.

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GRE

For complete information about the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), visit the GRE website or call 1-866-473-4373.

The website includes test preparation information and instructions for requesting scores. FGCU's school code for the GRE is 5300.

Study guides are available at your local library and in bookstores. Florida Gulf Coast University offers review courses for the GRE. For more information, please visit the Testing and Assessment Center website or call 239-590-7955.

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MAT

For complete information on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT), visit the MAT website or call 800-622-3231.

The website includes test preparation information and instructions for requesting scores. FGCU's school code for the MAT is 1265.

Study guides are available at your local library and in bookstores. Florida Gulf Coast University also offers the MAT examination. For more information, please visit the Testing and Assessment Center website or call 239-590-7955.

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GMAT

For complete information about the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), visit the GMAT website or call 1-800-717-4628.

The website includes test preparation information and instructions for requesting scores. FGCU's school code for the GMAT is 5300.

Study guides are available at your local library and in bookstores. Florida Gulf Coast University offers review courses for GMAT. For more information, contact visit the Testing and Assessment Center website or call 239-590-7955.

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TOEFL

For complete information about the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), visit the TOEFL website.

The website includes test preparation information and instructions for requesting scores. FGCU's school code for the TOEFL is 5125.

Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency in accordance with University policy and will be required to submit acceptable TOEFL scores unless the country of origin uses English as the official language. A minimum score of 213 is required on the computerized test, 79 on the internet based test, and 550 on the paper based test. With the approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies (or designee) and the appropriate college dean, applicants may furnish satisfactory evidence of English competency in lieu of the TOEFL.

Examples of satisfactory evidence include, but are not limited to, completion of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.5; completion of English Composition I and II (ENC 1101 and ENC 1102, or equivalent) with a grade of C or higher; and/or a minimum of 60 credits satisfactorily completed at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States.

The English Language Institute offers TOEFL preparation and instruction of English as a second language. For more information, please visit the English Language Institute website or call 305-348-2222.