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Florida Gulf Coast University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
A+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
35%
Average Housing Costs
$9,672/ year
Poll
77%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.154 responses
Poll
78%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.244 responses

Food

Campus Food
B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,000/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 493 responses
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  • Blu sushi
    16%
  • Chic-Fil-A
    14%
  • Einsteins
    13%
  • Subway
    13%
  • Chick-Fil-A
    10%
  • Sovi. On a good day.
    9%
  • Starbucks
    7%
58%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.158 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
A
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B-
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 144 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    49%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    42%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    8%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    2%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
90%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.155 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 109 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    45%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    46%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    7%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 121 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    31%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    53%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    12%
  • Not very visible.
    2%
  • We have campus police?
    1%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 222 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    58%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    35%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    3%
Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Swimming and Diving

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Model UN, Student Government, Newspaper
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 152 responses
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  • Eaglepalooza
    30%
  • Puppy palloza
    25%
  • Basketball Game Day
    16%
  • Week of Welcome
    16%
  • Stress Busters
    7%
  • Riddim runway
    3%
  • Frosh Mosh
    1%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 153 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    5%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    29%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    20%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    22%
  • Parties? What parties?
    24%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 65 responses
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  • Eaglepalooza
    62%
  • March Madness
    17%
  • Rush Parties
    12%
  • Life in color
    8%
  • Halloween probably.
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
10%
Women in Sororities
15%
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.189 responses
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