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University of South Florida-Main Campus

Tampa, FL
University Website: www.usf.edu
Apply Online: https://secure.vzcollegeapp.com/usf/
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The University of South Florida, also known as USF, is a member institution of the State University System of Florida and a public research university located in Tampa, Florida, USA. Founded in 1956, USF is the fifth largest in the state of Florida, with a total enrollment of 40,111 as of 2013. USF has an autonomous campus in St. Petersburg, and branch centers in Sarasota and ].

USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a "very high research" institution, and is one of only three universities in Florida to hold this highest level of classification. In its 2010 ranking, the Intellectual Property Owners Association placed USF 9th among all universities worldwide in the number of US patents granted. The university has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion. In a ranking compiled by the National Science Foundation, USF has the 50th highest research expenditure in the United States and in the state of Florida only trails the University of Florida.

Twenty USF graduate programs are ranked in the top 100 of the 2012 America’s Best Graduate Schools edition of U.S. News & World Report. USF is also one of the nation's top centers for the advancement in research of treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.[dead link]

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,916.00 avg tuition

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

Apply online Admissions:
www.usf.edu/Admission/index.asp
Financial Aid:
usfweb2.usf.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of South Florida-Main Campus

Statistics:
Applied 29,194
Admitted 11,107 38%
Enrolled total 3,476
Full Time: 3,448
Part Time 28
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 520 620
SAT Math 540 630
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 500 600
ACT Composite 23 27
ACT English 22 28
ACT Math 23 27
ACT Writing 7 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 88%
4-year graduation rate 21%
6-year graduation rate 48%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline 2014-04-15
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline 2014-05-01
Transfer Student Application Deadline 2014-10-01
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of South Florida-Main Campus

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,726.00 $5,726.00 $14,916.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $74.00 $74.00 $74.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $191.00 $191.00 $497.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,566.00 $9,566.00 $19,686.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $74.00 $74.00 $74.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $399.00 $399.00 $821.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,190.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $4,100.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $1,500.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 99%
Percent receiving grant aid 97%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,286.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 47%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,620.00

University of South Florida-Main Campus

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X X
Latin American Studies X
Women's Studies X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Bioinformatics X
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
Biotechnology X
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst X
Information Science/Studies X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities X
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Foreign Language Teacher Education X X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X X
Social Science Teacher Education X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering, General X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Industrial Engineering X X
Materials Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X
Linguistics X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
Bioethics/Medical Ethics X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X X
Public Health, General X X
Public Health, Other X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
LIBRARY SCIENCE
Library and Information Science X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Gerontology X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
Psychology, Other X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Criminology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Music Performance, General X X
Visual and Performing Arts, Other X

University of South Florida-Main Campus Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
General Ordinance Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
Vanus Engineering Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
Wilson Miller Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
William Smith Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
Wayne and Iris Echelberger Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
Stefan G. Czerkas Memorial Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
State Representative Rob Wallace P.E. Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
Schnabel/Sparacio Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
Robert J. Wimmert Memorial Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
Richard Ian Stessel Memorial Fellowship Varies February 01, 2017

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