Welcome to University of South Florida
Become part of a dynamic learning community at the University of South Florida, a school that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration. Study with world-class scholars, experience outstanding facilities and make friends from all 50 US states and more than 145 countries. By partnering with INTO USF, the University of South Florida creates a support system for international students to thrive academically and professionally. Our Academic English, International Year One and Graduate Pathway programs help you gain the language, skills and confidence you need to transition to a US degree program. Study alongside American and international students to earn academic credits towards your USF degree while developing your academic and English language skills. Upon successful completion of your Pathway program, you will progress to a USF degree program.
- Preeminent State Research University: One of the top three universities in Florida .
- #3 Most Affordable US University (U.S. News & World Report 2018).
- 1 of 81 Public Universities with Carnegie Foundation’s Tier 1 Highest Research Activity (Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education).
- #5 “Golden Age Universities” (Times Higher Education 2018).
About the University of South Florida
Become part of a dynamic learning community that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration. Study with world-class scholars, experience outstanding facilities and make friends from all 50 US states and more than 145 countries. The vibrant city of Tampa is an ideal place to learn and grow. Leading research rounds out the many internship and career opportunities at USF.
Your future starts here
With bright, modern classrooms, an expansive learning resource center and specialized support areas, the University of South Florida gives you the best possible start as a university student.
Home to 14 academic colleges, USF offers more than 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, first-rate facilities, 2,400 engaging faculty and staff members and Division I athletics. USF’s mission is to help you succeed in your studies and as a global community citizen through a competitive curriculum and access to real-world research. We are also a top producer of Fulbright US Scholarship recipients and ranked No. 15 worldwide for the number of research patents granted.
A campus that caters to your needs
Your first year at USF will be full of new experiences, many of which will happen right here on campus. Studying for an exam? Enjoy 24-hour access to the library’s millions of resources and more than 300 computers. Need a break? Meet friends for lunch at Marshall Student Center, the hub of campus life. Are you a sports fan? Cheer on the Bulls with free admission to all sporting events or find fun ways to stay healthy in our 8,500-square meter recreational facility. And if you do get sick, Student Health Services is only steps away.