Colleges & Schools

Comprehensive and cross-disciplinary, FGCU’s colleges and schools are student-focused and globally connected.

Challenging academics, engaged learning opportunities and cutting-edge technologies give you the competitive edge when you graduate. Find your path here.

College of Arts & Sciences

Interdisciplinary collaboration on research and scholarship strengthens individual fields of study in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences.

Lutgert College of Business

The college has become a regional locus for economic research and development, innovation and entrepreneurship. Our MBA program ranks among the nation’s top 300, according to Princeton Review. 

College of Education

Programs for teachers, educational administrators and other professional school personnel explore theory, research and emerging technologies in teaching, learning and curriculum development.

U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering

The college is the sole source of undergraduate degrees in bioengineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering and software engineering between Tampa and Miami, and our high-caliber faculty and staff are laser-focused on teaching excellence and student success.

Marieb College of Health & Human Services

Programs are grounded in prescriptive knowledge coupled with a strong clinical emphasis, which prepares graduates to succeed in the competitive healthcare sector as compassionate professionals.

Honors College

Scholarly advancement, cultural enrichment, community engagement, leadership development and the honors evolution — these are the Elements of Honors.


Bower School of Music & the Arts

The Bower School within the College of Arts & Sciences offers a first-class education in music performance and theory, art and theatre. Its Arts Complex and Music Building form the cultural heart of campus and have become a destination for the greater community – a ready audience for your artistic endeavors.

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Daveler & Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs can make change happen in any field through strong leadership and investment in ventures or products small and large. Students that are eager to develop ideas into innovative services or products will receive the academic and hands-on experiences designed to prepare them as business leaders for a global marketplace and a diverse society.

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School of Nursing

Nursing is a continually evolving, fast-growing profession in need of capable, compassionate practitioners. That’s where you and Marieb College’s School of Nursing come in. Known for its student-centered nursing education and strong community partnerships in Southwest Florida, our programs prepare you to provide the skilled and transformative care your patients need.

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School of Resort & Hospitality Management

What better place to study resort management than a vacation destination? Our innovative programming prepares you to take your place among the leaders in event, spa, restaurant and club management. Our competitive internships and field experiences are your bridge between classroom and career.

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The Water School

Located in the midst of Florida's complex freshwater and saltwater systems, The Water School is uniquely positioned to explore water-based issues. The health of waterways impacts surrounding ecosystems, regional and state economies and people who rely on water for life and leisure. FGCU is changing the tide of Florida's waters.

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FGCU Announces The Water School

This new interdisciplinary initiative addresses local issues with global consequences.

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