Explore Programs for Freshmen
At USF, you’ll earn more than just a degree. Our highly regarded, globally focused programs incorporate interdisciplinary inquiry, intellectual development, and knowledge/skill acquisition – abilities which will serve you well long after graduation. USF even has a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Society, the oldest and most prestigious national honor organization in America. Explore our programs to learn more.
With more than 180 undergraduate majors and concentrations available, there are unlimited opportunities to discover and pursue your academic passions at USF.
Judy Genshaft Honors College
Discover a remarkable learning experience that combines the resources of one of the country's top research universities with the personal attention and close-knit community you'd expect from a top-tier, private institution. All majors are welcome.
Interested in earning your bachelor’s degree in just three years? How about your MD or Doctor of Pharmacy in just seven years? USF’s Honors College makes it possible with unique accelerated programs.
Office of Outreach and Access
The Office of Outreach and Access at USF supports students from underrepresented, first-generation and special populations as they prepare for college. Services include special events and programs designed to introduce prospective students to campus life, college preparedness and the application process.
Guaranteed Admission Programs
The Honors College offers two guaranteed admission programs (GAPs) that allow students guaranteed admission to the medical sciences, or physical therapy Master's degree programs.
USF’s dual enrollment program allows local high school students, including home school and private school students, to take postsecondary coursework at USF and simultaneously earn credit toward a high school diploma.