INTO University of South Florida

A dynamic learning community

Want to study at a top-ranked research university on Florida’s beautiful west coast? The University of South Florida, named the No. 25 Best Public College in the country (National Science Foundation) offers unlimited opportunities to discover and pursue your passion.

At USF, you’ll be 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 140 countries.

Whatever your goals may be, our distinguished faculty and expert staff will support you at every stage of your journey. Since 2010, we’ve helped more than 4,000 international students build the skills to succeed on campus, in their careers and for a lifetime.

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Programs to match your goals

Our Pathway and English language programs help you integrate into university life while building the foundation for successful undergraduate or graduate study. Not a confident English speaker? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Every year, we help more than 1,000 new international students take their first steps toward success at USF. Will you be next?

Choose from a variety of programs that begin at any level and lead to more than 240 degrees. Learn from university professors alongside peers from the US and across the globe while getting custom support to guide you toward your goals. Let’s find the path that’s right for you.

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Outstanding living and learning spaces

As your home away from home, it’s important to feel safe, supported and comfortable on campus. We’ve invested heavily in our living and learning facilities so you can make the most of your experience. Need a quiet place to study? No problem. A lounge to relax with friends? We’ve got dozens. At INTO USF, you’ll have access to everything you need to be successful.

The INTO USF Center
Tampa at night

Tampa is located on Florida’s spectacular west coast

Safe, affordable living with big-city benefits

Step just outside of campus and find yourself immersed in Tampa Bay’s vibrant culture and rich history. Named the No. 15 Best City for College Students (Fortune magazine), the area offers something for everyone. From its bustling downtown scene and award-winning beaches to its thriving business climate, you’ll find all the elements for an unforgettable college experience.

Living in Tampa

INTO USF helps you reach your full academic potential

Supporting your studies from day one

Your goals are our goals, and we’re committed to helping you achieve them. From the day you arrive, our knowledgeable and caring staff will connect you with all the resources you need to succeed in your studies. After your first week, you’ll know where to meet your academic advisor, how to get help with your English and who to ask when you have questions about your classes.

Studying here

An INTO USF Student Leader will meet you at the airport

Settle into student life

We know it’s not easy to move to a new country and adjust to a different language. That’s why we welcome you with a friendly face at the airport, help you check in to your housing and provide a week-long orientation program to prepare you for the adventures ahead.

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