Our Campuses

Our Campuses for Graduate Students

USF is comprised of three extraordinary campuses, each with a one-of-a-kind college experience. Explore the opportunities at each campus and find your “best fit!”

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Three students walking by the University of South Florida sign on campus.

The Tampa campus is a global research powerhouse in one of the country’s most desirable metropolitan communities. From medicine and the arts to marine science and business, students can access a broad range of degree and specialty programs. The Tampa campus is USF’s largest campus location, and it serves undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.

Quick Facts:

  • Campus Size: Large
  • Location: Tampa, FL - 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620
  • Nearby Attractions: Busch Gardens, Adventure Island Water Park, ZooTampa

Extensive Academic Options

Programs at the master’s, specialist and doctoral levels are available, so you can pursue your precise academic passion.

Major Metropolitan Opportunities

Our Tampa campus is located in a thriving metropolitan region, offering students many opportunities to intern or get their start with world-renowned companies.

Research Opportunities

As the largest location at one of the nation’s top 50 public research universities, the Tampa campus offers transformative graduate research assistantships and funding opportunities for graduate students. You can join a faculty mentor who will lead you through hands-on research.

Exceptional Location

In close proximity to some of the best beaches in the U.S., attractions like theme parks, renowned museums, performing arts centers and a booming business corridor, the Tampa campus is an ideal college home.

Outstanding Student Life

Our Tampa campus offers more than 600 clubs and organizations, including the Graduate & Professional Student Council, as well as award-winning recreation facilities (including an outdoor pool), an on-campus Publix store, our very own beach and frequent campus events.

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Students canoeing with their instructor on campus.

Our waterfront St. Petersburg campus offers you the opportunity to pursue your degree in an inspiring atmosphere that encourages creativity. Nestled along Florida’s Gulf Coast in vibrant downtown St. Petersburg, students enjoy the best of Florida living: unparalleled scenic beauty within a culturally rich city.

Quick Facts:

  • Campus Size: Mid-Sized
  • Location: St. Petersburg, FL - 140 7th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • Nearby Attractions: Salvador Dali Museum, St. Pete Pier, Downtown St. Petersburg

Academic Options

Choose from master’s and certificate options ranging from education to business to biology.

Incomparable Location

Within minutes of spectacular beaches, renowned museums, international dining and Fortune 500 companies, the St. Petersburg campus is an ideal spot to study AND play.

Downtown, Waterfront Campus

Love the water? Put your feet in the sand between classes or hit the water on kayaks, paddleboards and more. Also want to be close to it all? Internship opportunities, museums, restaurants and open-air markets and concert venues are all just a short walk away. You’ll also be just a quick drive (or SunRunner bus ride) from some of the country’s best beaches.

Small Classes

With a low student-to-faculty ratio, professors will take a personal interest in helping you achieve your dreams.

Research Opportunities

One of the distinctive aspects of the curriculum are the myriad opportunities for collaborative research in the classroom and community.

A Green Campus

The St. Petersburg campus is proud of the key role students, staff and faculty play as leaders and innovators in green initiatives. We’re recognized nationally as a university committed to sustainability.

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Students in the main building on campus at USF's Sarasota-Manatee campus.

Do you prefer a tight-knit community where your professors know you by name? You’ll find that hometown feel on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. The campus provides a personalized learning environment that allows you to engage in unique hands-on learning experiences through internships, research and service.

Quick Facts:

  • Campus Size: Small
  • Location: Sarasota, FL - 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Nearby Attractions: The Ringling Museum, Bayfront Park

Graduate Program Options

Choose from one of our graduate programs in business administration, education, social work, criminal justice and more.

Flexible Learning Options

Many of our graduate programs take place after the workday or online to help fit into your busy schedule.

Small Classes

By offering a low student-faculty ratio, you get more personalized academic support.

On-Campus Activities

Explore a variety of clubs and organizations, plus student recreation, such as a fitness center, yoga and more.

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