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Untitled Document Hendry County Colleges are Edison College, and Florida Gulf Coast University. Both colleges are located in Lee County.

Florida Gulf Coast University 760 acres campus was founded in 1993. This 4-year college offers degree programs in education, business, health professions, liberal arts, protective services. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Florida Gulf Coast University currently serves over 7,253 graduate and undergraduate students. Students benefit from small class sizes and dedicated teachers who bring to classrooms the inspiration, insights, and knowledge gained through professional affiliations and research in wide areas of expertise. This College student ethnic background is as follows: 80.4% White,
1.9% Asian, 5.3% African American, 9.2% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, and 0.9% Non-resident alien.

Edison Community College was inaugurated in 1962. Today, this College serves over 15,000 credit and nearly 3,000 non-credit students with its 340 professional and support staff members. The campus in Lee County campus serves the citizens of Hendry County. Its 140-acre campus has twenty-four permanent structures including the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Edison College offers the following Associate in Science Degree Programs and certificates: Accounting Technology, Business Administration and Management, Cardiovascular Technology, Computer Programming and Analysis, Crime Scene Technology, Criminal Justice Technology, Dental Hygiene, Drafting and Design Technology, Early Childhood Education, Emergency Medical Services Technology, Fire Science Technology, Internet Services Technology, Networking Services Technology, Nursing - Advanced Placement, Opticianry Program, Paralegal Studies, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Radiologic Technology, and Respiratory Care.

Contact information:

Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd, S.,
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Phone 1: (800)590-3428
Phone 2: (239)590-1000
E-mail: advising@fgcu.edu

Edison College
4050 Cowboy Way
LaBelle, FL 33935
Phone: (863) 674-0408
E-mail: inquiry@edison.edu


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