School of Nursing

Nurses Rank Us In the Top 10 Florida Programs

Marieb College's School of Nursing delivers 100% graduate employment rates and excellent first-time certification pass rates. We develop engaged leaders who deliver transformative care, conduct research and promote evidence-based practice through academic and community partnerships.

The School of Nursing fosters community partnerships that support our robust clinical internship programs.  Our undergraduate nursing students spend 4-5 semesters immersed in clinical settings where they apply their learning in professional patient-centered environments, gain an understanding of health system practices and develop confidence as compassionate caregivers. Those pursuing graduate degrees experience intensive hands-on internships in a variety of acute and primary health care settings. Another key asset of our program is Marieb Hall’s laboratory facilities which house high-fidelity simulation and assessment labs. This is where our students enjoy low faculty-to-student ratios and the individualized attention of our nurse educators. By the time you graduate, you’ll feel confident and fully prepared to do the important work of delivering superior care to the community.

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Our Graduate Degree Programs Build strong Careers

A sound foundation prepares advanced practice graduates to excel in a diverse, rapidly changing and technologically oriented society.

  • Nurse Educator (M.S.N.)

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  • Nurse Educator Certificate

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  • Nurse Practitioner  (B.S.N. to D.N.P.)

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  • Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N. to D.N.P.) 

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  • Nurse Anesthesiology  (B.S.N. to D.N.P.)

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First-Time NCLEX-RN Pass Rate in 2018 & 2019


Employment rates for most nursing graduates


First-time certification pass rate for Doctor of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner graduates

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FGCU is recruiting new preceptors to meet the needs of our students and expand our partnerships with regional healthcare networks and providers.


  • FGCU Foundation Announces Available Scholarships for FGCU Nursing Students:  Posted March 30, 2023. The FGCU Foundation Office has announced that there are several scholarships now available across all program levels for FGCU Nursing students.
    FGCU Nursing Students who complete the single generic application will be considered for eligible scholarships.  Many times scholarships can be unawarded due to a lack of applicants. To all FGCU Nursing students- please consider applying today!!

    Please go to the link below to access the application. 

  • Full Time Faculty Search: Posted January 26, 2023. The FGCU School of Nursing is expanding! The School of Nursing received 2.3 million dollars in funding from the Florida Legislature Pipline Grant to expand our Nursing Faculty workforce. This will allow us to increase enrollment to better serve the healthcare needs of the Southwest Florida community.  We are currently accepting applications for multiple positions available. If you are interested in joining our team of exceptional educators, we want to hear from you. Apply to FGCU School of Nursing   
  • Adjunct Faculty Search: Currently accepting applications for Nursing Adjunct Faculty for Graduate and BSN programs. 
    Please Call (239) 590-7485
  • FGCU School of Nursing receives $2.7M ANEW Federal Grant for BSN to DNP Family Nurse Practitioner program.
    You may be eligible to receive awards up to $22,000. Learn about available ANEW awards and eligibility criteria. 
  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Posted December 9, 2022
    Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is seeking national reaccreditation of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in 2023. CCNE site visitors will conduct an onsite visit on February 15, 2023 thru February 17, 2023.

    Program constituents, including students, alumni, representatives from clinical agencies, and the public, are invited to submit comments concerning the DNP program’s qualifications for accreditation status. CCNE will share comments with the site visitors before the visit, and at no time will comments be shared with the Florida Gulf Coast University, the DNP Program, or the Board.

    This notification indicates that written third-party comments will be received by CCNE 21 days before the scheduled onsite evaluation and must be received by CCNE by January 25, 2023.

    All comments are to be directed by email to:
    or if you prefer, mail comments to:

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

    Attn: Third-Party Comments

    655 K Street, NW, Suite 750

    Washington, DC 20001


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Marieb College of Health & Human Services

School of Nursing

Marieb Hall, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965