University of South Florida

University of South Florida is a top research university from Tampa in the state of Florida, USA. It offers 7 undergraduate and 40 graduate Pathway programs in areas of business, arts and sciences, education, and engineering.

  • Average Tution USD 24,480
  • Acceptance Rate 45%
  • Students 48,793
  • International Students 9.4%
  • Total Cost USD 28,132
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 24:1

School Description

Founded in 1956, the University of South Florida is spread across three campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee all of which together enrolls nearly 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students coming from over 130 countries worldwide. University of South Florida is composed of 14 colleges through which it offers 79 bachelor's and 105 master's degree programs. Campus life at University of South Florida is vibrant with over 600 student organizations to support your special and cultural interests, facilities for arts, culture, athletics, and fitness, and a variety of housing options to suit your living preferences.

University of South Florida requires international students to take the SAT, TOEFL, and earn a 3.0-4.0 GPA before being admitted to its degree programs. If you are a student who does not meet these criteria, apply to an INTO USF Pathway program that will prepare you for academic life in the US and boost your English proficiency while earning university credit hours toward your degree program at University of South Florida.

Pathway Programs

  • University of South Florida
    4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA

    Business

    USD 24,480 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • University of South Florida
    4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA

    Computer Engineering

    USD 24,480 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

  • University of South Florida
    4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA

    Engineering

    USD 24,480 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • University of South Florida
    4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA

    Performing Arts

    USD 24,480 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.

  • University of South Florida
    4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA

    Biology

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • University of South Florida
    4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA

    Health Science

    USD 24,480 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • University of South Florida
    4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA

    Liberal Studies

    USD 24,480 Tuition Fee

    A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking 13
  • Times World University Rankings 242
  • QS Rankings (Global) 548
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
  • Forbes (USA) 308
  • US News (National) 159

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  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 60
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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    Established in 1956

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    University of South Florida ranks among the Top 250 Best Universities in the World according to the 2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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          • 2015-2019, Bachelor of Science (BS)

            Awesome school for research.

            As an international student, I was initially overwhelmed by adapting to a new environment, but I quickly made some friends and now I am enjoying my experience every day. The University of South Florida is a tier one research university. So, I cannot wait to do undergraduate research here.

          • 2003-2008, Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS)

            Knowlegable faculty and helpful administration

            The School of Library and Information Science really went out of their way to help me complete my degree when I had to move from Florida to Virginia. Great faculty!

          • 1996-2000, Bachelor's Degree

            Excellent School for Business

            The University of South Florida continues to grow to be one of the top schools in the southeast. I had a great experience during my time at the university. The College of Business continues to move up the national rankings, and the MBA program is in the top 40 programs in the country. I am proud to be a Bull, and feel my education there helped me become a successful business professional.