University of South Florida

country rank  67
world rank  91

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University Overview

Founded in 1956, University of South Florida is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tampa (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Lakeland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of South Florida (USF) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of South Florida (USF) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USF
Founded 1956
Motto Truth and Wisdom
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa (population range: 250,000-499,999)
33620-9951 Florida
United States
T +1 (813) 974 2011
F +1 (813) 974 9689
Other locations St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Lakeland

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SVC 1036
Tampa 33620-9951
+1 (813) 974 3350
877 873 2855

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of South Florida's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1965


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State University System of Florida (SUSF)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019