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.

USF St. Petersburg

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The best of both worlds: USF St. Petersburg provides many of the advantages of a large public university, while maintaining the ability to offer small class sizes in a close-knit learning environment. We are the only public research university located in Pinellas County and have more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs in three colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business and Education.

Our award-winning faculty earn grants from a variety of major institutions, including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USF St. Petersburg is recognized for its significant commitment to community involvement and civic engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Located on the water in the heart of a bustling downtown, the campus offers ample opportunity for innovation and collaboration with businesses and cultural institutions, providing students the ability to explore their passions, be creative and experience life both inside and outside the classroom.

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