University of South Florida




Led by outstanding faculty and professional staff, the University of South Florida conducts innovative scholarship, creative activity and basic and translational research, and delivers a world-class educational experience promoting the success of our talented and diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. As a public metropolitan research university, USF, in partnership with our communities, serves the people of Florida, the nation, and the world by fostering intellectual inquiry and outcomes that positively shape the future - regionally, nationally and globally.


  1. To promote the lifelong success of well-educated, highly skilled, and adaptable alumnae/alumni who lead enriched lives, are engaged citizens and thrive in a dynamic global market.
  2. To conduct high-impact research and innovation to advance frontiers of knowledge, solve global problems and improve lives.
  3. To be a major social and economic engine creating robust global, national and regional partnerships to build a prosperous and sustainable future for our regional communities and the State of Florida.
  4. To provide a safe, inclusive and vibrant community for learning, discovery, creative activities and transformative experiences enabled through adaptive design of physical, social and digital environments.
  5. To practice continuous visionary planning and sound management throughout USF to ensure a strong and sustainable financial base, and to adapt proactively to emerging opportunities in a dynamic environment.
University of South Florida 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS Good news - freshmen and transfer students are eligible for merit-based scholarships from the USF Office of Admissions! To be considered for merit-based scholarships from the Office of Admissions, students must submit a complete admissions application by the priority deadline. For additional information about the awarding process, please visit  Freshman Scholarship Requirements & Timeline .  ​ INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE* Application Submission Deadline: February 15 Application Completion Deadline: May 1 *Not for US Citizens living abroad or international students studying in the US - that deadline is January 15.  FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS These awards are not-stackable. Students will receive the highest award for which they qualify within the awarding timeline. All Green & Gold awards are credited in the form of a partial out-of-state tuition waiver; exact award amounts vary based on the number of...
Jun 01, 2021
University of South Florida 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS AND DEADLINES Admission to USF is more competitive than ever, but the process of applying is not difficult. Each applicant is considered individually, taking into account grades, rigor of curriculum and standardized test scores. Learn more about how to apply, application deadlines and admission requirements. Hide Application Deadlines International applicants living outside the U.S. may apply up to one year prior to the desired term of entry. Additional time is usually required for submission of academic documents, evaluation, and immigration related matters. Desired Term of Entry       Application Deadline Term Start Date Spring 2021 October 1, 2020 January 11, 2021 Fall 2021 June 1, 2021 August 23, 2021 Hide How to Apply 1. Complete the  online application . To get...
Jun 01, 2021