Apply to USF

Admission to USF is more competitive than ever, but the process of applying is not difficult. Each applicant is considered individually, taking into account grades, rigor of curriculum and standardized test scores.

Getting Started

Take the next step to becoming a USF Bull! Begin an application (you’ll need approximately 30 minutes) or complete an application you already started.

Already Applied?

Check the status of your application to see if further action is required or if a decision is posted. Update a completed application to change your term of entry, your major or your home campus. Access forms you may be asked to complete after you apply.

Application Requirements

Unsure if you’re a freshman? Check out the definition here. Be sure to review all admissions requirements and deadlines before applying.

How We Make Decisions

Learn how USF makes freshman admission decisions. In addition to GPA, test scores and coursework, we consider a number of academic success predictors and other admission factors.

Special Requirements

Review the requirements for special scenarios, including home school students, GED students, and students with disabilities. Check to see if you qualify for a foreign language waiver.

USF Notice of Nondiscrimination

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.