University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$6,410

$17,324

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
590
75th
660
25th
570
75th
31
25th
24
75th
28
25th
23
75th
30
25th
25
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

23

students

1

faculty

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,054
Declined 19,642
Total Received 38,696
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Public

45,587

undergraduate students

14,756

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 60,343
Established in 1956
Coeducational Coeducational

1,562-acre campus in Tampa (population: 385,430); 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
64%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
590
75th
660
25th
570
75th
31
25th
24
75th
28
25th
23
75th
30
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,054
Declined 19,642
Total Received 38,696

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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

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Financial Aid

67%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,820

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,559
Housing $8,156
Food $4,100
Additional fees $1,851
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $19,766
Average Financial Aid - $8,820
Total with Avg. Aid $10,946

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Sailing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, American Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes yes
Applied Psychology. yes
Architecture. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes yes
Audiology/Audiologist. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes yes
Bioinformatics. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Conservation Biology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminology. yes yes yes
Critical Infrastructure Protection. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other. yes
Economics, General. yes yes yes
Education, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism. yes
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering, General. yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes yes
Environmental Design/Architecture. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes yes
General Studies. yes
Geography, Other. yes
Geography. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Gerontology. yes yes yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes yes yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
Information Technology. yes yes
Insurance. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Journalism, Other. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes yes
Library and Information Science. yes
Linguistics. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes yes
Materials Engineering. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology. yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Nurse Anesthetist. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical. yes yes
Oncology and Cancer Biology. yes
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other. yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Psychology, Other. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes yes
Public Health, Other. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Real Estate. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
School Psychology. yes yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Statistics, General. yes yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes
Women's Studies. yes yes

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

60,343

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

45,587
students

Female
57%
25,874

Male
43%
19,713

24%

14,756
students

Female
60%
8,820

Male
40%
5,936

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

30,317
students

Female
57%
17,223

Male
43%
13,094

33%

15,270
students

Female
57%
8,651

Male
43%
6,619

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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