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University of South Florida
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  • 4 Year
  • TAMPA, FL

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B

editorial

South Florida is a highly rated public university located in Tampa, Florida. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 29,650 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the South Florida acceptance rate is 49%. Popular majors include Health Service Preparatory Studies, Psychology, and Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine. Graduating 74% of students, South Florida alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,800.

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4202 EAST FOWLER AVE
TAMPA, FL 33620
About South Florida...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
American Athletic Conference

Branch Campuses

University of South Florida Rankings

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USF Admissions

Acceptance Rate
49%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
1160-1320
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$10,004 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,904 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 411 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 495 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 495 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    46%
  • On Campus
    3%
  • Online
    50%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
29,650 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
8,932
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 304 responses
  • Studious, happy, school spirited
    25%
  • DIVERSE
    18%
  • Diverse, Happy, Outgoing, School Spirited
    13%
  • Pleasant
    10%
  • Uniquely diverse
    10%
  • Nice
    9%
  • Happy
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 566 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 647 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 345 responses
  • Best education, beautiful setting, and friendly.
    32%
  • Fun, Diverse, Educational
    22%
  • Educational
    9%
  • Amazing
    8%
  • Pretty good
    8%
  • Accommodating and welcoming
    6%
  • Okay
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 256 responses

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