FGCU Alert

The University Police Department is conducting a multi-agency training exercise with a simulator that portrays the sound of gunshots from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in Biscayne Hall, part of FGCU’s South Village Residence Hall. Please avoid the area. This is not an emergency. If you have a concern, contact UPD dispatch at (239) 590-1900.

Application Process

Application Process

  1. Apply to FGCU as a Post-Bac Non-Degree Seeking Student ($30 fee). Indicate “Teacher Immersion Program” on the form.  This can be done at this FGCU website: https://apply.fgcu.edu/
  2. Submission of official transcripts from a Baccalaureate program or U.S. equivalent degree from an accredited institution with a 2.75 GPA or above. All transcripts and proof of degree must be in English; international applicants must submit original language transcripts and a certified English translation.
  3. Submission of an approved Statement of Eligibility from the FLDOE. If you obtained your Temporary Teaching Certificate, then you may submit this in place of your Statement of Eligibility.
  4. International applicants from countries where English is not the official language, are required to submit official English proficiency scores: TOEFL exam (minimum score of 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, or 79 internet based) or IELTS exam (minimum score of 6.5).
  5. Submit all documents to the Office of Graduate Studies. Admitted students must provide proof of residency and immunization status.
  6. To contact the Office of Graduate Studies, call 239-745-GRAD or via email at graduate@fgcu.edu To contact Student Health Services, call 239-590-1254.

TIP consists of 8-10 graduate-level courses. 

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The entire application packet should be complete by the following admission deadlines:

  • Fall admission – Application deadline is July 1
  • Spring admission - Application deadline is October 15.
  • Summer admission - Application deadline is March 15.

Send all admissions documents to:

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


Dr. Cynthia Martelli
Merwin Hall #253
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965


(239) 590-7765

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