31,461
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,260
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of South Florida is a University institution located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Undergraduate Admissions
4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Email: admissions@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-3350
Fax: 813-974-9689

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/commerce Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Special Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Gerontology Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Related Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31,461
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

16,851
Females Applied
7,878
Females Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

11,772
Males Applied
5,471
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.89
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,336
In-state
17,250
Out-of-state
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Fees

74
Full-time student fees
11,610
Room & board
7,752
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,260
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,668
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,063
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,609
Avg. Loan Aid
2,844
Avg. Grant Aid
7,417
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

31,461
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.84%
Black or African American 10.34%
White or Caucasian 49.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 6.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 3.83%
Other 2.03%

Gender

Male (45.99%)
Female (54.01%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 24%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Welcome Week and University lecture series

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government, Campus Activities Board, USF Ambassadors and Student Admissions Representatives

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
residence hall lobby personnel 8 pm to 6 am

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No No No

Faculty

1,737
Total Faculty
24:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,289
Part-time - 448
Male - 901
Female - 836