Why Choose USF?

The University of South Florida (USF) offers a distinguished faculty, superb academics, world-class interdisciplinary research, a diverse student body, major college athletics and year-round warm, sunny weather. The university has three campus locations: Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee. The main campus is located in Tampa, a beautiful city on Florida's west coast that features 35 miles of beaches and a wealth of arts, entertainment, sports and outdoor recreation opportunities.

Students can choose from more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree options in USF's 11 colleges, including nationally recognized and highly ranked programs in psychology, education, computer science, engineering, library and information science, public health and entrepreneurship.

At USF, students are encouraged to participate in meaningful research that seeks to change lives for the better, to collaborate across fields of study, and to connect to global and local communities through service learning, activism and volunteerism.