Our Campuses

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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All campuses offer the FUSE Pathway Program, which allows you to seamlessly transfer to USF from one of our partner community colleges.


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
  • Transfer Pathway Options: FUSE

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.

Academic and Internship Options

More than 210 majors and concentrations are available on the Tampa campus and thousands of internships to choose from to gain meaningful experience in your program.

Transfer Student Success

The Office of Transfer Student Success on the Tampa campus helps to ensure you have a seamless transition to USF. You can even get signed up for the Transfer Engagement and Achievement Mentorship (TEAM) program to get matched with a current transfer student  who can assist in finding and accessing campus resources, answering questions about campus life and academics and more.

Outstanding Student Life

Our Tampa campus offers more than 600 clubs and organizations, 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
  • Residence Hall Options: Traditional Style, Suite Style, Apartment Style
  • Nearby Attractions: Salvador Dali Museum, St. Pete Pier, Downtown St. Petersburg
  • Transfer Pathway Options: FUSE, PATHe, Community Scholars

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+ majors and concentrations, plus special opportunities in the Judy Genshaft Honors College.

Compass Student Experience

Stressed about acclimating to another university? The Compass Student Experience team ensures a smooth transition through transfer peer coaching, newsletters updating you about on-campus involvement opportunities, a Transfer Welcome Day and more.

Exclusive Transfer Pathway Programs

In addition to the FUSE pathway program available across all USF campuses, the St. Petersburg campus offers exclusive transfer opportunities through:

  • Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe) program: Offered to students enrolled at St. Petersburg College with the intention of transferring to USF to complete their bachelor’s degree.
  • Community Scholars program: Offered to students living outside Pinellas County who successfully complete 12 credit hours at another college or university the summer or fall after graduating from high school.

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.

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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:

Majority Transfer Campus

Transfer students make up over 50% of the undergraduate student population, so you’ll be in good company. The FUSE Pathway Program provides individual support to incoming transfer students who enroll in the program.

Academic Options and Hands-On Learning

Choose from 90+ majors and concentrations, plus the ability to engage in research, internships and exciting Study Abroad programs to places like Italy and France. Our biology students also have the unique opportunity to study at the Mote Marine Laboratory on Longboat Key.

Personalized Education

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

On-Campus Activities and Involvement

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

Growing Campus

The Sarasota-Manatee campus is expanding with a Nursing-STEM building that will house science labs and other innovative educational opportunities. The first residence hall on the Sarasota-Manatee campus is also underway, which will house 200 students.

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