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Welcome to University of South Florida

University of South Florida
University of South Florida
  • Ranked Top 90 in the U.S. and among the Top 250 universities worldwide (Times Higher Education Rankings, 2012 - 2013)

  • $411 million in research funding received in 2012 - 2013

  • 24 graduate programs in the Top 100 (U.S. News and World Report, 2013)

  • Top 40 on the list of "best buy colleges" for affordability (Forbes, 2012)


Research Driven

The University of South Florida (USF) is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF offers a dynamic learning environment that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration. More than 2,000 distinguished scholars, researchers and expert teachers make up the USF faculty and are focused on creating local, national and global solutions to society's most difficult problems. 

Live and Learn in the City

Attend a major public university and live in a metropolitan location full of opportunities and activities. USF sutdents have access to rich professional resources as well as the numerous attractions and natural beauty of the area. 

  • Tampa is recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau as one of the top five most diverse and integrated urban areas in the country

  • USF has built internship partnherships with a number of Tampa businesses and organizations ranging from JPMorgan Chase to Tampa General Hospital

  • The Tampa Bay area offers several award-winning beaches and 150 city parks


47,000 students

5% international students

89 undergraduate degree programs

151 graduate degree programs

study at University of South Florida

College of Arts and Sciences


College of Behavioral and Community Sciences


College of Business


College of Engineering


College of Education


College of Marine Science


College of Medicine


College of Public Health


College of Nursing


College of the Arta


College of Global Sustainability


Honors College

students at University of South Florida

At INTO USF, international students join a supportive community that is committed to helping students integrate with ease into American university life while preparing them for degree studies.


INTO USF's Undergraduate Pathway programs combine intensive language study, academic skills development and academic coursework in a carefully constructed program designed to move students successfully through the first semester of first year of a 4-year degree program. 


The academic courses included in the Undergraduate pathway programs are chosen to integrate undergraduate core courses in math, science, general education, writing, and other academic subjects required of all U.S. and international students. 


Undergraduate pathways offered:

  • Business

  • Engineering

  • Computing

  • Science 

  • General

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