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Why Choose USF?

There’s a lot to love about the University of South Florida. Read on to learn some of the top reasons USF is “the one” for your student!

Visit Campus

USF offers daily campus tours and information sessions led by student guides and admissions professionals. Come visit and see USF for yourself!


Did you know that USF boasts one of the lowest tuition rates in the country? Plus, in 2012-2013, we awarded an average financial aid package of $11,438 to 22,613 students. USF also offers competitive, need- and merit-based scholarships available to incoming freshmen.


USF is committed to promoting globally competitive undergraduate programs that support interdisciplinary inquiry, intellectual development, knowledge and skill acquisition, and student success.

Student Life

Learn about the numerous on-campus housing and dining choices, including options for people with special dietary needs. Campus Recreation and USF’s more than 500 student organizations keep students healthy and engaged.

Health Resources

A healthy student is a happy student. USF offers a variety of health resources, including workshops, online programs, free screenings and more.

Campus Safety

The well-being of every member of the USF community is a top priority. Learn about the numerous services available to help ensure your student’s safety while at USF.

Parent & Family Programs

The Office of Parent & Family Programs assists parents and families with supporting their students’ growth and development at USF.