At our Sarasota-Manatee campus, we believe a personalized approach to learning makes all the difference. When you join our community, you’re more than just another student. Our focus is on you every step of the way: your discoveries, your growth, your dreams.
With programs offered from four USF colleges and one school, the Sarasota-Manatee campus provides a wide variety of degrees and programs to suit your individual goals and interests. Learn from faculty at the top of their fields, who go above and beyond to offer mentorships, research opportunities and academic support for their students.
Nestled along beautiful Sarasota Bay, our scenic campus offers you a true sense of place. Between world-renowned beaches, abundant nightlife and the best in arts and entertainment, there’s never a lack of things to do or places to explore in Sarasota and Manatee counties.
From our vibrant local communities and our 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio to our enthusiastic student body, the Sarasota-Manatee campus is an ideal choice for a personable campus experience.
Our campus offers courses and programs from a number of University of South Florida colleges. Read below to find out more.
College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences is the intellectual heart of the University of South Florida. We are a community of teachers and scholars united in the belief that broadly educated people are the basis of a just, free and prosperous society. Learn more about the varying arts and sciences programs offered on our Sarasota-Manatee campus.
College of Behavioral & Community Sciences
The College of Behavioral & Community Sciences is breaking new ground by combining knowledge gained through the behavioral sciences with knowledge gained from the community. At the Sarasota-Manatee campus, the college offers courses from its Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and its Department of Criminology.
College of Business
At the Sarasota-Manatee campus of the Muma College of Business, we offer all of the advantages of a world-class business school in a personalized setting. Your on-campus classes will be small, professors will know your name, and you will receive the individualized attention you deserve. Learn more about studying business on our Sarasota-Manatee campus.
College of Education
Home to more than 2,200 students and 130 faculty members, the University of South Florida College of Education values high-quality education and excellence in research, teaching and learning. The college offers a number of degree programs on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. Learn more about College of Education programs.
College of Engineering
The College of Engineering is full of excitement, discovery and opportunity. It's the perfect place to bring
your interests and curiosity. Students may enroll in pre-engineering courses on the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus.
The program gives you convenient access to USF's world-class engineering programs,
with a 2-plus-2 college course plan.
You will spend the first two years on the Sarasota-Manatee campus completing requisite undergraduate courses that align with our engineering programs. Once those courses are complete, you will be eligible to continue your studies on the Tampa campus.
College of Nursing
The College of Nursing is an integral part of USF Health and the University of South Florida. We strive to live by our mission to prepare 21st-century nurses to address the health care needs of local and global communities through excellence in research, education, and clinical care. Learn more about our college and course offerings.