About USF

University of South Florida (USF) — public non-profit university. It is located in Tampa, United States. As a member of State University System of Florida, American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiat, USF is actively working on developing the academic environment.

The university is among the top-650 best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking. THE (Times Higher Education Ranking) places the university in 38 position among universities with the most research output. USF is one of the best universities in the United States.

At USF, you can get a bachelor and master degree in different fields of study.

Tampa, United States
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International students
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Rating QS
Rating in the USA
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USF tuition fees

The academic calendar at USF is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in United States. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. One year of studying at USF will cost local citizens a minimum of 6,408 USD. For foreigners, the tuition fee is different — from 14,946 USD per year. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. On the official website of the university, you will find all the relevant information about tuition fees and scholarships.

Academic calendar
Financial AidAllowances and other types of social assistance
6,408 USD/year
14,946 USD/year
7,838 USD/year
15,860 USD/year


When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus
12,256 USD/year
off campus
10,062 USD/year
Other expensesTransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
4,100 USD/year
off campus
4,100 USD/year

Bachelor degree in USF

USF accept applicants with a GPA of at least 2 to undergraduate programs, as well as those who successfully passed the entrance exams. Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 72. The IELTS score is not lower than 5.5. A subject exam is required. The university relies on the ACT or SAT results.


Master's degree in USF

The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. In order to enroll at USF for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 65. IELTS — 5.5 or higher.


USF campus

The campus of USF is located in Tampa. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The university students have access to the library. It is an integral part of learning. Students come here for educational literature or to do their homework. Thanks to international exchange programs at USF, students can communicate with representatives of different countries and nationalities and thus expand their own horizons. And, the university contributes to this by regularly holding joint events for local and foreign students.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in United States for another year. You can do this by extending your student visa or applying for a job search visa. USF graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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