4202 E. Fowler Avenue SVC-1036 Tampa, FL 33620-9951 813-974-36350
About University of South Florida
  • Year of Foundation 1956
  • Size of Campus 1797 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 33,705
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57% 43% 3%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,124 In state, $15,933 Out of state
  • Room and Board $9,000
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 35,750
The University of South Florida, also known as USF, is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, one of the state's three flagship universities for public research, and is located in Tampa, Florida, USA. Founded in 1956, USF is the eighth largest university in the nation and the third largest in the state of Florida, with a total enrollment of 47,122 as of 2009. USF has an autonomous campus in St. Petersburg, and branch centers in Sarasota and Lakeland.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.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming Week; Black Emphasis Month; Latin American Month; Women's Week; Tuesday Lunches at the Marshall Center; Wednesday's Mall Markets
  • Number of students in fraternities 18
  • Percent students who are frat members 8%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsion Delta; Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Psi Sigma; Arts & Sciences Honor Society; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Gamma Sigma (honorary); Chi Epsilon; Chi Sigma Iota; Eta Kappa Nu; Eta Kappa Psi; Gamma Theta Upsilon; Golden Key International Honour Society; Kapp
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 14
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Student Association, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Hillel Jewish Student Union, Student Organization for Islamic Studies, Campus Ministry of Bible-Based, Catholic Student Union, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 6%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Hellenic Society; Latin American Student Association; Persian and American Cultural Club; Spanish Club; Turkish Student Association; provisional clubs for Intercultural, Italian, Mexican, Taiwanese; Thao' African, Asian, Fi
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 18
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Tampa International Airport (10), Orlando International Airport (85)
  • Distance to nearest train Tampa (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Tampa (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 17
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 6%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 13%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (43%), women's dorms (8%), sorority housing (4%), fraternity housing (4%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (40%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 53%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 47%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 41%
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,000
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of e-books 41,182
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,133,767
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 165,211
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Subscriptions 20,440
  • Computer Courses No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums Contemporary Art Museum; Student Fine Arts Gallery; Graphicstudio; Anthropology Museum
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 4,347,253
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Tampa Electric Company; Raymond James Financial; Enterprise; Proctor & Gamble; Citigroup; City of Tampa/Hillsborough County Government; Busch Gardens
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 71%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Student Employment Federal
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis