Our Campuses


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
  • Residence Hall Options: Traditional Style, Suite Style, Apartment Style
  • Nearby Attractions: Busch Gardens, Adventure Island Water Park, ZooTampa

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.

Diverse Student Body

The culturally diverse students at the Tampa campus hail from more than 145 countries around the world.

Outstanding Student Life

Our Tampa campus offers more than 600 clubs and organizations, many of which provide space for international students to engage in academic, social, and cultural programs outside of the classroom. The Tampa campus also has award-winning recreation facilities (including an outdoor pool), an on-campus Publix store, our very own beach and frequent campus events.

Academic Options

More than 210 undergraduate majors and concentrations are available, plus master’s, doctoral and specialist programs. High-achieving students enjoy accelerated programs, special housing, and career and leadership development through the Judy Genshaft Honors College.

Home Away From Home

Tampa campus students can take advantage of numerous residence hall options, living-learning communities and Greek Life opportunities. You’ll also have access to our many on-campus dining locations, including Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Panera Bread and more.

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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
  • Residence Hall Options: Traditional Style, Suite Style, Apartment Style
  • Nearby Attractions: Salvador Dali Museum, St. Pete Pier, Downtown St. Petersburg

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.

We also bring the St. Petersburg community to campus with our Local Restaurant Row dining option, allowing you to sample different St. Petersburg area restaurants on campus each week!

Academic Options

Choose from 120+ undergraduate majors and concentrations, plus master’s and certificate programs and special opportunities in the Judy Genshaft Honors College.

Close-Knit Community

With a low student-to-faculty ratio, professors will take a personal interest in helping you achieve your dreams. Enjoy our supportive and inclusive community where you won’t be just another face in the crowd.

Research Opportunities

One of the distinctive aspects of the curriculum are the myriad opportunities for collaborative research in the classroom and community as early as your freshman year.

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:

Personalized Education

With the lowest student-to-faculty ratio at USF, your professors know you by name and help you achieve your goals.

Academic Options

Choose from 90+ undergraduate majors and concentrations, plus master’s programs and special opportunities in the Judy Genshaft Honors College.

Experiential Learning

Undergraduate students can experience hands-on learning at Mote Marine Laboratory.

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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