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).
Your INTO Center
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.Explore the INTO center
Life In Tampa
An ideal location to live and learn
You’re sure to find two things in Tampa: Diverse cultures and a whole lot of sun. According to the US Census Bureau, Tampa is one of the most diverse, integrated urban areas in the country. That means there’s something for everyone, no matter what nationality or religion.Explore the city
From Colombia to Florida: studying in the Sunshine State
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The best way to experience all the benefits of the University of South Florida is to make it your home. Living on campus gives you 24-hour staff assistance and convenient access to classrooms, dining halls and fitness facilities. By joining its growing community of 6,300 on-campus residents, it’s easy to make new friends.Explore your accommodation