University of South Florida-Main Campus

Tampa, FL, USA
3.88 Average Rating

The University of South Florida is a public research university located in Tampa, FL, offering more than 180 majors and concentrations. Ranked on multiple lists for its research efforts, USF Tampa’s Office of Undergraduate Research allows all citizen scholars to participate in faculty-led research. Though facilities such as the Morsani Downtown location and three nearby hospitals, USF Tampa health care students reinforce the institution’s medical presence in the community, taking advantage of a number of research and training opportunities. USF’s Tampa campus has its very own beach, a variety of public art, and an entire Greek Village of national fraternities and sororities, as well as living-learning communities. Students can join in on the more than 600 clubs and organizations or utilize the recreation facilities and club sports, which range from jiu-jitsu to wakeboarding. Nearby Tampa Bay is known for its popular beaches and food scene. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
45%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision November 15, 2020
Other November 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
84%
Out-Of-State Students
6%
41%
Submitting ACT
59%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1246
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
43,540
Total Number of Undergrads
31,772
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
44%
20-39 Students
27%
40-99 Students
22%
100+ Students
4%
0
100
43%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
68%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
22:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$11,700
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$6,410
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$17,324
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,610
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

0
100
69%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,937
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,844
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$4,752

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
40%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,898
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$15,865
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$199
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
600
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
18%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Bulls (Rocky the Bull)
School Colors
Green/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
American Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Tampa
Sarasota
Orlando
Miami
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$48,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.88 Average Rating
Pretty nice campus, really big so bring a bike or something to get too and from class but overall it's a nice and friendly environment.
Student, Tampa FL

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