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Global Agent Partnerships 

The University of South Florida partners with a small, highly selective network of educational agencies around the globe. These agencies are committed to working towards the best interest of prospective international students by guiding and assisting them with program selection, application process and preparing them for an enriching experience at the University of South Florida.

We are not accepeting new applications at this time.

Please note that we are receiving a remarkably high volume of agent partnership requests. We select agencies that meet our university’s goals of recruiting with only the highest ethical standards while supporting USF’s diversity and recruitment goals.

Global Agent partnership consideration criteria/eligibility:

  1. Holds valid certifications through the American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) and/or International Consultants for Education & Fairs (ICEF).

    The American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) is a membership association of accredited US post-secondary institutions and certified student recruitment agencies which develops standards of ethical practice and provides a certification framework for agencies engaged in student recruitment. 

    International Consultants for Education & Fairs (ICEF) is a global leader in international education, committed to advancing the industry through the promotion of best practices, strengthening of global networks, and sharing of insights and analysis on the latest industry trends and data. Agents will be in ICEF Agency States Programme in lieu of AIRC for consideration. 

  2. Operates in accordance with the industry standards and ethical principles:
    NAFSA Statement of Ethical Principles
    AIRC Quality Standards

  3. Recruits international students for undergraduate programs.

  4. Has a reputation and a market scope to effectively promote the University of South Florida and its undergraduate programs.

  5. Complies with terms and conditions associated with the partnership agreement with the University of South Florida Office of International Admissions.

If you are interested in partnering with us and you meet the above eligibility criteria, please complete our Global Agent Request Form. If we determine it is a good fit, we will contact you for further information and a reference check.

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