Florida Gulf Coast University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Florida Gulf Coast University ranks better than only 49% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Florida Gulf Coast University ranks better than 78% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Florida Gulf Coast University

We calculated a salary score for each of Florida Gulf Coast University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Florida Gulf Coast University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for FGCU Bachelor's Degrees

FGCU ranks higher than 49% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 34% $19,500 $45,249 34%
Biology, General 46% $18,735 $28,515 46%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 19% $22,250 $48,432 19%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 44% $18,500 $41,607 44%
Civil Engineering 10% $20,707 $54,331 10%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 34% Not Reported $52,607 34%
Communication and Media Studies 64% $17,807 $35,861 64%
Computer Engineering 34% $19,563 $66,026 34%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 44% $21,500 $34,633 44%
Economics 14% Not Reported $36,674 14%
Education, General 40% $18,499 $32,569 40%
English Language and Literature, General 45% $19,500 $28,816 45%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 27% Not Reported $52,107 27%
Finance and Financial Management Services 56% $18,440 $52,107 56%
Fine and Studio Arts 66% $20,500 $28,381 66%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 79% $20,570 $33,993 79%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 52% $19,900 $36,121 52%
History 51% $24,250 $30,988 51%
Hospitality Administration/Management 45% $19,356 $36,745 45%
Legal Support Services 40% $20,000 $33,726 40%
Management Information Systems and Services 20% $27,400 $45,383 20%
Marketing 42% $18,750 $41,087 42%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 27% $22,000 $28,816 27%
Natural Resources Management and Policy 13% $21,500 $25,194 13%
Political Science and Government 70% $20,000 $39,009 70%
Psychology, General 72% $20,668 $32,644 72%
Public Health 13% $14,000 $27,823 13%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 56% $22,025 $32,213 56%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29% $18,500 $59,534 29%
Security Science and Technology 19% $19,500 $31,547 19%
Social Work 75% $20,978 $35,060 75%
Sociology 81% $21,105 $37,424 81%
Special Education and Teaching 87% $22,250 $43,575 87%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 93% $21,500 $42,986 93%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 83% Not Reported $41,937 83%

Salary Scores for FGCU Master's Degrees

FGCU ranks higher than 66% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 20% Not Reported $55,964 20%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 50% Not Reported $71,015 50%
Curriculum and Instruction 15% Not Reported $41,565 15%
Education, General 99% Not Reported $80,556 99%
Educational Administration and Supervision 58% $38,501 $59,350 58%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 45% Not Reported $55,964 45%
Public Administration 42% Not Reported $52,107 42%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 99% $96,222 $168,125 99%
Social Work 78% $20,500 $50,105 78%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 44% $41,000 $43,798 44%

Salary Scores for FGCU Doctoral Degrees

FGCU ranks higher than 59% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 59% Not Reported $71,854 59%

Florida Gulf Coast University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Carolyn Greiner 6/28/2019

Fantastic school. Great teachers, small community but many musical opportunities in Southwest Florida. The Bower School of Music is a beautiful building and many alums have gone on to play piano at Carnegie Hall or sing opera with various regional companies.

Ashley Hall 3/23/2019

The four years that I spent at Florida Gulf Coast were the best years of my life. If you work hard and demonstrate initiative to take advantage of opportunities you will prosper. The small school environment provides great visibility for those that work hard. I worked hard and did well in school and because of that, I stood out. I had professors constantly vouching for me, sending new opportunities, providing connections, and giving advice. In fact, the only reason I ever considered applying to top 10 master's... Read More