Florida Gulf Coast University Rankings by Salary Score

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Florida Gulf Coast University is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for FGCU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 34 93% 93% $19,500 $45,250 34
Biology, General 46 92% 92% $18,740 $28,520 46
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 19 95% 95% $22,250 $48,430 19
Business Administration, Management and Operations 44 95% 95% $18,500 $41,610 44
Civil Engineering 10 96% 96% $20,710 $54,330 10
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 34 90% 90% Not Reported $52,610 34
Communication and Media Studies 64 98% 98% $17,810 $35,860 64
Computer Engineering 34 100% 100% $19,560 $66,030 34
Criminal Justice and Corrections 44 96% 96% $21,500 $34,630 44
Economics 14 95% 95% Not Reported $36,670 14
Education, General 40 100% 100% $18,500 $32,570 40
English Language and Literature, General 45 93% 93% $19,500 $28,820 45
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 27 100% 100% Not Reported $52,110 27
Finance and Financial Management Services 56 100% 100% $18,440 $52,110 56
Fine and Studio Arts 66 95% 95% $20,500 $28,380 66
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 79 85% 85% $20,570 $33,990 79
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 52 96% 96% $19,900 $36,120 52
History 51 100% 100% $24,250 $30,990 51
Hospitality Administration/Management 45 96% 96% $19,360 $36,750 45
Legal Support Services 40 94% 94% $20,000 $33,730 40
Management Information Systems and Services 20 100% 100% $27,400 $45,380 20
Marketing 42 96% 96% $18,750 $41,090 42
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 27 98% 98% $22,000 $28,820 27
Natural Resources Management and Policy 13 93% 93% $21,500 $25,190 13
Political Science and Government 70 89% 89% $20,000 $39,010 70
Psychology, General 72 95% 95% $20,670 $32,640 72
Public Health 13 94% 94% $14,000 $27,820 13
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 56 100% 100% $22,030 $32,210 56
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29 100% 100% $18,500 $59,530 29
Security Science and Technology 19 98% 98% $19,500 $31,550 19
Social Work 75 97% 97% $20,980 $35,060 75
Sociology 81 95% 95% $21,110 $37,420 81
Special Education and Teaching 87 100% 100% $22,250 $43,580 87
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 93 99% 99% $21,500 $42,990 93
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 83 100% 100% Not Reported $41,940 83

Salary Scores for FGCU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 20 100% 100% Not Reported $55,960 20
Business Administration, Management and Operations 50 93% 93% Not Reported $71,020 50
Curriculum and Instruction 15 100% 100% Not Reported $41,570 15
Education, General 100 100% 100% Not Reported $80,560 100
Educational Administration and Supervision 58 100% 100% $38,500 $59,350 58
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 45 100% 100% Not Reported $55,960 45
Public Administration 42 95% 95% Not Reported $52,110 42
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 100 97% 97% $96,220 $168,130 100
Social Work 78 100% 100% $20,500 $50,110 78
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 44 93% 93% $41,000 $43,800 44

Salary Scores for FGCU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 59 100% 100% Not Reported $71,850 59

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