Our Campuses

Our Campuses

USF is one university with three extraordinary campuses, each providing a one-of-a-kind college experience. Explore the opportunities offered at each campus so you can find your “best fit!”

All three 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

Students at the Tampa campus are culturally diverse, hailing from more than 145 countries around the world.

Academic and Internship Options

More than 210 majors and concentrations are available on the Tampa campus. Choose from thousands of internships to make your educational experience even more meaningful.

Transfer Student Success

The Office of Transfer Student Success on the Tampa campus helps to ensure your transition to USF is seamless. Sign up for the Transfer Engagement and Achievement Mentorship (TEAM) program to get matched with a current transfer student who can help you find and access campus resources, answer your 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 supermarket, our very own beach and frequent campus events.

Schedule a Tour


Students canoeing with their instructor on campus.

At our waterfront St. Petersburg campus, you can 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

Downtown, Waterfront Campus

Love the water? Put your feet in the sand between classes or hit the water on a kayak or paddleboard. You'll be close to it all: internship opportunities, museums, restaurants, open-air markets and concert venues are all just a short walk away. Some of the country’s best beaches are just a quick drive (or SunRunner bus ride) away, too.

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

If the thought of acclimating to a new university stresses you out, rest assured that the Compass Student Experience team ensures a smooth transition. They organize transfer peer coaching, newsletters updating you about on-campus involvement opportunities, a Transfer Welcome Day and more, equipping you to succeed at USF.

Exclusive Transfer Pathway Program

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

Close-Knit Community

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

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.

Schedule a Tour


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

Would 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 here, so you’ll be in good company. Enroll in the FUSE Pathway Program, which provides individual support to incoming transfer students.

Academic Options and Hands-On Learning

Choose from 90+ majors and concentrations and engage in research, internships and exciting Education Abroad experiences in 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 have a keen interest in helping 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 beginning Fall 2024.

Schedule a Tour