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University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

The University of South Florida, founded in 1956, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, and the School of Architecture. Its 1,931-acre campus is located 10 miles from the center of Tampa.

Web Sitewww.usf.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students31,067
   Women16,941 (54.5%)
   Men14,126 (45.5%)
Graduate Students10,871

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate47% of 27,987 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineMarch 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.9
SAT Math540-567 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading530-557 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing510-537 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite23-25 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $21,110
Out-of-state: $32,024
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,410
Out-of-state: $17,324
Room and Board
$9,400
Average Percent of Need Met60%
Average Freshman Award$10,581
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$22,611

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,239
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Tampa Population347,645
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 77% of freshmen, 18% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotBulls
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.5% Asian
11.4% Black/African-American
21.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.1% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students5.0% from 140 countries
First-Year Students Returning88.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
35.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.43 3.94 553 561 548 25
Low 2.14 2.21 360 350 370 14
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• USF's "Whitehatters" is a cyber security team that enters competitions to defend computer networks from mock hackers.

• Scientists at USF's College of Marine Science discovered the deepest coral reef off the U.S., 250 feet deep, three miles wide and 20 miles long, in the Gulf of Mexico.

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