A Future Without Limits

Here, you will forge a new path. You will rise to every challenge and overcome the odds. With ceaseless energy and boundless optimism, our faculty at the University of South Florida propel our institution to remarkable heights.

Be bold. Be a Bull.

A Preeminent Research University, the University of South Florida is on a relentless mission to discover, innovate and improve. Our world-class faculty and first-rate researchers are at the center of this effort, and we want you to join us.

We believe in investing in our faculty – in their ideas and their work. With an annual budget of $1.6 billion, USF’s annual economic impact is $4.4 billion. And in 2017-2018 our total research expenditures reached a record-breaking $592 million. With research and community partnerships, USF works to impact the future of Florida, the nation and the world. We share one goal: we transform lives.

Here at USF, you will experience an environment that fosters and supports innovators and achievers. Together with other faculty at the top of theirs fields, you will defy expectations.

USF's dedicated faculty members have earned hundreds of national and international fellowships, honors and awards. They have been recognized by the Association of American Universities, Top American Research Universities, National Research Council, National Academies of Sciences, Medicine, Engineering and more.

Be a part of a community committed to high-impact research, student success, innovation and entrepreneurship. Be a part of a future without limits. Be a Bull. 

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America's Fastest-rising University. No ranked #44 Among Public Universities in U.S. News & World Report


Preeminent State Research University


USF Ranks in the Top 250 Best Universities in the World. Times Higher Education(THE) World University Rankings, 2020


With three campuses across the Tampa Bay region and an expanding urban presence, the University of South Florida offers diverse campus experiences. From downtown to waterfront and bayside, you can experience the unique personalities of Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, while enjoying USF’s shared mission and distinct academic culture.

Tampa Campus

Designated as a “Preeminent State Research University,” the Tampa campus is one of the nation’s top public research university campuses and one of only 56 public research university campuses classified by the Carnegie Foundation as both a Doctoral University with “Highest Research Activity” and as a “Community Engaged” institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Learn more about USF's Tampa campus.

Bull statue outside of The Village on USF's Tampa campus

USF in Water Street Tampa

USF Health's Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute moved in 2019, bringing its students, faculty and staff to live, work and study along the downtown waterfront as a key anchor at Water Street Tampa. The downtown location positioned the medical school in proximity to USF Health's primary teaching and clinical affiliate, Tampa General Hospital.

Artist rendering of the Morsani College of Medicine building in downtown Tampa, FL.

Sarasota-Manatee Campus

Located in the heart of Sarasota and Manatee counties, there's never a lack of things to do or places to explore. Between world-renowned beaches, national-recognized organizations, outdoor activities, abundant nightlife and the best in arts and entertainment - all within a few miles of campus, our Sarasota-Manatee campus offers far more than your traditional hometown campus. Learn more about USF's Sarasota-Manatee campus.

USF Sarasota - Manatee

St. Petersburg Campus

Imagine a campus in the heart of a lively city center, yet nestled on the waterfront, steps from world-class cultural institutions. Faculty members committed to learning and research on all levels and across disciplines. Students working in partnership with the community. Learn more about USF's St. Petersburg campus.

USF St. Petersburg