If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. USF accepts transfer credits. Additionally, USF has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 75% of students who start college at USF graduate within six years.
USF offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: USF may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for USF.
Reminder: Check with USF directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, USF students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at USF.
Double Majoring at USF
USF offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ USF does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ USF has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
🟨 USF may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.
✅ USF offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.
❌ USF studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While USF does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
The main library on campus is the Tampa Campus Library and there are 5 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
For more information on possible dual degree options at USF, contact the university directly.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does USF have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
USF has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at USF include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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