Tuition & Fees

$6,410

$17,324

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
34%
500-599
51%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
40%
500-599
45%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
54%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
66%
18-23
18%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
24

teacher

students

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Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,840
Declined + 14,016
Total Received 22,856
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Public

31,111

undergraduate students

10,956

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Health Professions/related Sciences
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Codes

SAT 5828
ACT 0761

School Facts

The University of South Florida is a public university founded in 1956. Its main campus is located in Tampa and includes USF Health colleges on nearly 2,000 acres of property. Additional locations USF Systems are in the nearby cities of St. Petersburg, and Sarasota/Manatee.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 42,067
Established in 1956
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Tampa, FL

1,562-acre campus in Tampa (population: 352,957); additional locations in St. Petersburg and Sarasota/Manatee. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation on campus and locally. Public transportation serves additional locations in St. Petersburg and Sarasota/Manatee campus.

University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620-9951

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
31%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
26 fraternities 6% of male students
 
23 sororities 10% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
29%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
34%
500-599
51%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
40%
500-599
45%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
54%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
66%
18-23
18%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,840
Declined + 14,016
Total Received 22,856

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

David Lee Henry
Director of Admissions
P: 813 974-3350
F: 813 974-9689
admission@usf.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $51,144,546
State $23,503,194
Institutional $26,270,449
Other external $2,757,443
Total $103,675,632

Non-need-based

Federal $34,188
State $8,453,618
Institutional $5,894,843
Other external $1,028,555
Total $15,411,204

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
sailing
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, American Athletic Conference (Division I, BCS)
Mascot
Bulls (Rocky the Bull)
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult/Continuing Education
African-American Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Architecture
Art
Art History
Athletic Training
Audiology/Speech Pathology
Bioethics/Medical Humanities
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, Other
Biology/Physical Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Biotechnology
Business Administration/Management, General
Business Administration/Management/General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemical/Physical
Chemistry
City/Urban Community/Regional Planning
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer/Information Sciences
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminology
Critical Infrastructure Protection
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dramatic Arts
Early Childhood
Economics
Economics General
Economics, General
Education Leadership/Administration, General
Education/Teaching of Gifted/Talented
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering, General
English
English Education
English as a Second Language
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Health Engineering
Environmental Science/Policy
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Finance
Fine Arts/Studio Art
Fine/Studio Arts
Foreign Language Education
French
French Language Teacher Education
General Studies
Geography
Geography/Environmental Sciences
Geography/Other
Geology
German
Gerontology
Health Services Administration
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management
Hospitality Management
Human Services/General
Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering
Information Relations/Affairs
Information Sciences/Studies
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Italian
Journalism, Other
Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Library/Information Science
Linguistics
Management Information Systems
Marine Science
Marketing
Marketing/Marketing Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communications
Materials Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Informatics
Medical Microbiology/Bacteriology
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Nursing/R.N.
Oceanography
Oceanography/Marine Science
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science/Government
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health, General
Reading/Language Arts Education
Real Estate
Rehabilitative Counseling
Religious Studies
Rhetoric/Composition
Russian
School Psychology
Science Education
Social Sciences
Social Sciences Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Communication/Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics
Sustainability Studies
Teaching Education
Trade/Industrial Teacher Education
Visual/Performing Arts, Other
Vocational Rehabilitation
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

74%

31,111
students

Female
55%
16,973

Male
45%
14,138

Graduate

26%

10,956
students

Female
56%
6,171

Male
44%
4,785

undergraduateFull-time

77%

24,088
students

Female
56%
13,297

Male
44%
10,791

undergraduatePart-time

23%

7,023
students

Female
53%
3,676

Male
47%
3,347

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

120

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 122
Countries most often represented China
India
Jamaica
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Thora Collymore
International Student and Scholar Services
813 974-5305
collymore@usf.edu

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