What is FUSE?
The FUSE program of the University of South Florida System is designed to promote timely degree completion for students transferring from the local Florida College System Institutions to USF System institutions to earn their Bachelor's degree. Students admitted to the program will be guaranteed admission to a USF System institution provided that they earn their Associates of Arts degree in 3 years, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students seeking admission into limited or restrictive access majors will have to meet additional specific requirements such as GPA or test scores.
o Hillsborough Community College
o Polk State College
o St. Petersburg College
o Pasco Hernando State College
o State College of Florida
o College of Central Florida
o South Florida State College
o Santa Fe College
Students who enter the FUSE program will be expected to:
- Have intention of transferring to a USF System institution.
- Complete an Associates of Arts degree within 3 years and maintain a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA. By meeting these requirements, students will be guaranteed admission to the USF System.
- Students seeking admission to limited or restrictive access programs will also have to meet additional specific prerequisites such as a higher GPA or test scores. These can be found in strategically designed Graduation Paths.
- Meet regularly with advising at the State or Community College and USF System.