About USF

A Preeminent Research University located in the heart of Tampa Bay, the University of South Florida is dedicated to empowering students to maximize their potential for lifelong success.

Facts and Statistics


The University of South Florida serves more than 50,000 students at its campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee. View the USF Fact Book or the Office of Decision Support website for more statistics.

Points of Pride

Discover the points of pride that distinguish USF among the nation's top universities.


USF has an annual operating budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. Learn more about the USF budget and the university's budgeting process.


The University of South Florida (USF) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, specialist and doctorate degrees.