University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$17,324

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
60%
500-599
28%
400-499
0
300-399
0
700-800
13%
600-699
49%
500-599
35%
400-499
0
300-399
0
30-36
27%
24-29
61%
18-23
10%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

23

students

1

faculty

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,627
Declined 19,359
Total Received 36,986
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Public

32,681

undergraduate students

11,550

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 44,231
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
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tampa International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Campus Activities Board
  • USF Ambassadors
  • Student Admissions Representatives

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Welcome Week
  • University lecture series
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
60%
500-599
28%
400-499
0
300-399
0
700-800
13%
600-699
49%
500-599
35%
400-499
0
300-399
0
30-36
27%
24-29
61%
18-23
10%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.98

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,627
Declined 19,359
Total Received 36,986

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

geographical residence
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Gerontology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

44,231

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

32,681
students

Female
55%
18,014

Male
45%
14,667

26%

11,550
students

Female
60%
6,876

Male
40%
4,674

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

25,457
students

Female
56%
14,194

Male
44%
11,263

23%

7,224
students

Female
53%
3,820

Male
47%
3,404

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 91%
Student 4 year graduation rate 60%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

3,289

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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