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Why Choose USF?
Top-ranked academics. A diverse, metropolitan campus. One of the lowest tuition rates in the country. Sunshine 360 days a year. Nearby museums, award-winning beaches and a vibrant music scene. See all the reasons why USF is “the one.”
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Visit USF online – anytime, anywhere! Explore 360 degree panoramic views, photos and videos of our breathtaking Tampa campus. Student guides will lead you through the extraordinary places where they live and learn.
Hurricane Michael Application Fee waiver
The University of South Florida System will waive the application fee for Undergraduate (FTICs and Transfers) and Graduate student applicants from Bay, Gulf and Franklin counties, Florida for Summer/Fall 2019 admission. Other counties affected will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Students must email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a waiver.
College can be expensive – which is why we offer generous scholarships to high achieving
students. Scholarships are based on academic merit and do not need to be repaid. Many
students qualified for scholarships from USF, the USF Foundation, Bright Futures and
other organizations. Learn about the kinds of awards available, how to qualify and
how to apply.
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The University of South Florida System encourages applications for admission from
qualified students regardless of race, color, marital status, sex, religion, national
origin, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, or any other protected group status in compliance with all applicable
federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination and equal opportunity.
Visit the Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Opportunity to learn more.
USF is deeply committed to helping veterans transition back to student and civilian life. Learn about the VA education benefits, financial aid, waivers and scholarship programs, including the Tillman Military Scholarship, available to veterans and their dependents.
Visit the Office of Veteran Success to learn more.