Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), with its innovative programs, technology-friendly campus, and outstanding faculty, has been one of the fastest growing public universities in the United States during the last decade. In less than twenty years, FGCU has continued to expand its role as a public, comprehensive university created to address the educational needs of faculty, students, and community locally and beyond. Surrounded by a unique ecosystem, a bustling economy, and a growing number of Fortune 500 companies, FGCU is the perfect location for research success.
FGCU faculty, students, and staff conduct groundbreaking research that impacts the local community, shapes policy within the state of Florida, sets trends on the national level, and starts dialogues all over the world. Whether studying the effects of hurricanes on our precious Florida landscape or surveying the spread of infectious diseases via mosquitos, the research being done at FGCU adds to the intellectual discourse of the academic community. As an NSF top 300 research institution in the United States, FGCU believes quality faculty and research enhance program strength and future job placements.