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FGCU named one of Florida’s most affordable colleges

FGCU named one of Florida’s most affordable colleges
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FGCU has been ranked among the most affordable colleges in Florida by College Choice, an independent online publication.

FGCU ranked sixth out of 10 schools, beating the University of West Florida in Pensacola, the University of Central Florida in Orlando, the University of Florida in Gainesville and the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.

The list included the school’s tuition, a link to its website and a paragraph describing the university.

“FGCU has contributed widely through its research to a number of fields, including biotechnology, real estate, coastal watersheds, sustainable education, youth and justice studies and more,” FGCU’s description said.

College Choice ranked Chipola College in Marianna as the most affordable in the state, with tuition at $3,120. Lake-Sumter State College in Leesburg came in second with a tuition of $3,172.

Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton came in third, Florida A&M University in Tallahassee came in fourth, and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg in St. Petersburg came in fifth.

To view the full list, visit

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