Welcome to University of South Florida
Innovative research and transformative education define our undergraduate and graduate degree programs at University of South Florida. As the #1 Fulbright Scholar producer in the US (The Chronicle of Higher Education 2019), domestic and international students like you excitedly join the university named Top 5 in the nation for student success (Eduventures Student Success Ratings 2018). Our various points of entry—International Year One, Graduate Pathway, Academic English, Study Abroad with English and direct entry routes—mean that you receive the support when and how you need it in your academic journey.
Located in Tampa, Florida, USF attracts students from around the world, and the university provides you with the. Resources you need to succeed whether you pursue engineering, healthcare or business. 29 of USF’s graduate programs are ranked in the Top 100 in the US (U.S. News & World Report 2019), so you know you’re receiving a quality education at a leading US university. Learn more about studying at University of South Florida and find the right degree program for you.
- Preeminent State Research University: One of the top three universities in Florida .
- #44 Top Public Schools (U.S. News & World Report 2020).
- 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