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Colleges / University of South Florida

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate49%

About USF

University of South Florida is a public, state university in the city of Tampa, Florida. USF was founded in 1956. The university enrolls around 44,322 students a year, including 33,144 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of South Florida

USF admitted 49% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 50,368 applications received in 2022, 24,881 students were offered admission.

University of South Florida Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 49%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 70%

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University of South Florida is located Tampa.

If you would like to see USF for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take I-75, I-275 to Tampa, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Tampa International Airport.

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College Info

4202 East Fowler Avenue Tampa, FL 33620

Campus Setting: Urban

USF Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

May 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to USF is May 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to USF is Jul 1.

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University of South Florida is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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USF SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1150 - 1330


Math SAT Range

560 - 670


Reading SAT Range

580 - 660

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Wondering what life at USF is like? There are approximately 44,322 students enrolled at USF, including 33,144 undergraduate students and 11,178 graduate students. 79% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from FL and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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