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
9%
600-699
55%
500-599
35%
400-499
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
41%
400-499
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
56%
400-499
15%
30-36
30%
24-29
45%
18-23
24%
12-17
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
61%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%
30-36
23%
24-29
61%
18-23
16%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

22

students

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,055
Declined + 20,806
Total Received 36,861
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Public

31,772

undergraduate students

11,768

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 5828
ACT 0761

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 43,540
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: 377,165); 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
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 8% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
37%
Top 1/4
71%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
55%
500-599
35%
400-499
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
41%
400-499
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
56%
400-499
15%
30-36
30%
24-29
45%
18-23
24%
12-17
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
61%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%
30-36
23%
24-29
61%
18-23
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
March 15
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

Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,055
Declined + 20,806
Total Received 36,861

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,408

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,336
Room & board $9,700
Additional fees $74
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,310
Average Financial Aid - $11,408
Total with Avg. Aid $5,902
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 813 974-4700

Financial Aid Officer

Bille Jo Hamilton
Director of Financial Aid
bjhamilton@usf.edu

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Varsity Sports

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

Mark Harlan (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Adult Education
Advanced Athletic Training
Advertising
Africana Studies
Aging Studies
Aging Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Science
Architecture
Art
Art History
Athletic Training
Audiology
Autism Spectrum Disorder/Severe Intellectual Disabilities
Behavioral Healthcare
Behavioral/Community Sciences
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Analytical/Information Management
Business Analytics/Information Systems
Cancer Biology
Career/Technical Education
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health
Civil Engineering
Classics/Latin/Greek
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice Administration
Criminology
Curriculum/Instruction
Cybersecurity
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Program Development
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies
Environmental Biology
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Microbiology
Environmental Science/Policy
Exceptional Child Education
Exceptional Student Education
Exercise Science
Finance
Foreign Language Education
French
General Business Administration
General Studies
Geography
Geography/Environmental Science/Policy
Geology
German Studies
Gerontology
Global Business
Global Sustainability
Government
Health Administration
Health Informatics
Health Sciences
History
Humanities/Cultural Studies
Industrial Engineering
Information Studies
Information Technology
Integrative Animal Biology
Integrative Biology
Intelligence Studies
Interdisciplinary Classical Civilizations
Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences
Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
International Studies
Italian
Latin American/Caribbean/Latino Studies
Liberal Arts
Library/Information Science
Linguistics
Linguistics/Applied Language Studies
Long-Term Care Administration
Management
Marine Biology
Marine Science
Marketing
Mass Communications
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Sciences
Medical Technology
Medicine
Microbiology
Middle Grades Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Studies
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nursing Science
Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Quantitative Economics/Econometrics
Reading Education
Rehabilitation/Mental Health Counseling
Religious Studies
Russian Studies
School Psychology
Science Education
Social Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Sport/Entertainment Management
Statistics
Studio Art
Technology in Education/Second Language Acquisition
Theatre
Urban/Regional Planning
Women's/Gender Studies
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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

43,540

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

31,772
students

Female
54%
17,166

Male
46%
14,606

27%

11,768
students

Female
56%
6,629

Male
44%
5,139

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

24,672
students

Female
55%
13,482

Male
45%
11,190

23%

7,100
students

Female
52%
3,684

Male
48%
3,416

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
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

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 15

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

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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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

Sean Gilmore
Director
813 974-7332
gilmore@usf.edu

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