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Why Choose USF?

Top-ranked academics. A diverse, metropolitan campus. One of the lowest tuition rates in the country. Sunshine 360 days a year. Nearby museums, award-winning beaches and a vibrant music scene. See all the reasons why USF is “the one.”

Take a Virtual Tour

Visit USF online – anytime, anywhere! Explore 360 degree panoramic views, photos and videos of our breathtaking Tampa campus. Student guides will lead you through the extraordinary places where they live and learn.  

Freshmen

USF Freshman Student

I’m a high school senior or first-time-in-college (FTIC) student seeking a bachelor’s degree.

Transfer Student

USF Transfer Student

I’m an undergraduate student with some college credits seeking a bachelor’s degree.

Graduate Student

USF Graduate Student

I hold a bachelor’s degree, and I am seeking a master’s degree or doctorate.

International Student

USF International Student

I’m a non-U.S. citizen seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree.

Health Student

USF Health

I am an undergraduate or graduate student interested in biomedical science, medicine, nursing, public health, pharmacy or physical therapy.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

I'm a student seeking courses and programs for training, professional advancement, certification or personal growth.

Scholarships

College can be expensive – which is why we offer generous scholarships to high achieving students. Scholarships are based on academic merit and do not need to be repaid. Many students qualified for scholarships from USF, the USF Foundation, Bright Futures and other organizations. Learn about the kinds of awards available, how to qualify and how to apply.

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Visit International Scholarships

Title IX

The University of South Florida System encourages applications for admission from qualified students regardless of race, color, marital status, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected group status in compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination and equal opportunity.

Visit the Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Opportunity to learn more.

Veterans

USF is deeply committed to helping veterans transition back to student and civilian life. Learn about the VA education benefits, financial aid, waivers and scholarship programs, including the Tillman Military Scholarship, available to veterans and their dependents.

Visit the Office of Veteran Success to learn more.