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University of South Florida

Bachelor's programmes

Social Sciences (40)
Business & Management (31)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (23)
Medicine & Health (21)
Humanities (20)
Arts, Design & Architecture (17)
Education & Training (13)
Engineering & Technology (10)
Journalism & Media (8)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (5)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



Founded in 1956, the University of South Florida is a major metropolitan research university located in the heart of beautiful Tampa Bay. Read about the major milestones in this vibrant university's fascinating history.


Offering undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral level degrees.


Researchers at the university are advancing the frontiers of medicine, science, engineering and the arts. The university is a leader in the treatment of brain disease, veterans reintegration, sustainability, infectious disease and photovoltaic technologies – using cells to transfer energy from sunlight. The USF Pediatric Epidemiology Center, the data and technology coordinating hub for nearly every major Type 1 diabetes clinical trial worldwide, has become the epicenter for global juvenile diabetes research.


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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
251 -50
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
501 -10
491 10
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.


Housing services

There's no place like your USF home! Check out our traditional, suite and apartment-style options, as well as our Living Learning Communities where students with similar interests or majors live and learn together.

ICT services

USF's Open Use Computer Labs are available to all USF students, faculty and staff with a valid NetID account. Find a computer lab, get hours of operation and learn about hardware, software and available equipment.

Medical services

Student Health Services offers a variety of healthcare services, including general medical care, immunizations, nutrition counseling, smoking cessation, laboratory services, allergy shots, travel health and a full-service pharmacy.

Student Life

Campus life

Welcome to our “city within a city.” We say this because our campus functions a lot like a small town. We attend concerts and sporting events in our own stadium, dine and hang with friends at the student center and enjoy being part of a diverse population of more than 41,000 students from across the U.S. and around the globe.

Sports facilities

USF Intercollegiate Athletics is home to 17 men's and women's teams, including football, basketball, baseball, softball and soccer, competing at the NCAA level. Get the latest in sports, team schedules, stats and more.

Student clubs

With more than 600 student organizations, including Greek, academic, religious, service, special interest, recreation and multicultural organizations, there's something for everyone at USF! Get to know our student organizations.


The University of South Florida (USF) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, specialist and doctorate degrees.

Student Reviews

University of South Florida
The life of an international student at the university of south Florida
rated 4 out of 5 stars
When I arrived to the university of south to do my course it was difficult to adjust. Being in a new country, starting a fresh, not knowing many anybody, was a bit hard however this university made it easy for me to adjust as I was able to join many clubs/ organisations to get to know people. USF also were very helpful in terms of academic work with the use of the library, smartlab (where tutor...
University of South Florida
Go Bulls!
rated 3 out of 5 stars
Professors are really hit or miss. Many of them need their egos checked and give ridiculous assignments just for the fun of it and then don’t grade it just to watch you panic.
University of South Florida
Good university!
rated 3 out of 5 stars
Huge university, but loved the diversity. Some good professors, but some bad as well.

University, Florida, United States