University of South Florida

United States of America

501-550thQS World Ranking

University of South Florida (USF) is a public university founded in South Florida in the 1956. USF is also a member institution of the  State University System Florida and is fourth largest university based on students enrollment. The USF system has three institutions: USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee with each institution separately accredited by the Commission of Colleges of Southern Association of Association of Colleges and Schools.

USF consists of 14 colleges: College of Arts, College of Arts and Science, College of Behavioral and Community Science, College of Business, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Global Sustainability, College of Graduate Studies, Honors College, College of Marine Science, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health. The most popular majors at University of South Florida include: Psychology, General, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Biomedical Sciences, General, Criminology and Public Health, General.  USF offers more than 180 undergraduate majors and graduate degree programs across 14 colleges, as well as an honors college for high achievers.

USF has approx 42,000 students and within that over 31,000 students are studying in an undergraduate level. USF has a tight student to faculty ratio of 21:1. The university’s acceptance rate 90%, and the percentage of students granted with financial aid is 45%.

USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, and is among three other universities in Florida to hold this highest level of classification

Notable Alumni: Hulk Hogan (American retired professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur), Gallagher (American comedian and prop comic)

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The base of knowledge for public health comes from a variety of disciplines, ranging from social sciences to biological sciences and business, brought together by a commitment to improve the public's health. Thus, the field of public health is broad and is open to students from diverse academic disciplines including Health Sciences, Education, Engineering, Business, Communications, Mathematics, Social and Natural Sciences. Graduates are prepared for interdisciplinary focused public health professional careers as administrators, managers, educators, researchers, and direct service providers.

Offical Transcripts, Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.25, Statement of Purpose, Three Letters of Recommendation, Resume or Curriculum Vitae, Writing Sample, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

Careers in Hospitals, Dental offices and Laboratories, Government and Private research centers, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies, Community and Public agencies, and Large health care organizations.

11th Dec

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The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) is a professional, practice-oriented research degree that is granted in recognition of the attainment of a broad set of practice, analytic and evaluative skills, including demonstrated public health leadership skills. The Dr.P.H. prepares individuals for leadership roles in practice-based settings such as health departments, non-profit organizations, health services, international agencies, and community-based organizations. Accordingly, the emphasis of the Dr.P.H. is placed on fostering advanced expertise in developing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based public health practice.

Offical Transcripts, Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.25, Statement of Purpose, Three Letters of Recommendation, Resume or Curriculum Vitae, Writing Sample, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

Careers in Hospitals, Dental offices and Laboratories, Government and Private research centers, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies, Community and Public agencies, and Large health care organizations.

11th Dec

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The Sociology M.A. provides a foundation in a broad range of sociological theories and research methods and an opportunity for pursuing specialized interests in elective Sociology courses, courses in other departments, and thesis research. Many of our M.A. recipients continue in a sociology Ph.D. Others teach in secondary schools and junior colleges, are employed in mental health services and research, in human resources management, and government organizations, or work as research consultants and market analysts.

A bachelor s degree from an approved regionally accredited institution (or international equivalent), Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale), Test scores: IELTS of at least 6.5 or TOEFL of at least 80, GRE, GMAT, PTE

Research consultants, Market analysts.

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The Spanish section of the Department of World Languages supports a broad, intellectually driven approach to teaching language, culture and literature in higher education. Languages and cultures are complex, multifunctional phenomena that link an individual to other individuals, to communities and to national cultures. The graduate major in Spanish offers students academic and practical training in the languages, literatures and cultures of the Spanish-speaking communities of Spain, Latin America, and the United States. Students who receive a Masters of Arts in Spanish from the Department of World Language Education at USF become well-educated communicators with deep translingual and transcultural competence.

A bachelor s degree from an approved regionally accredited institution (or international equivalent), Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale), Test scores: IELTS of at least 6.5 or TOEFL of at least 80, GRE, GMAT, PTE

Spanish Language Specialists, Spanish Language Teacher, Spanish Language Analysts.

15th Feb

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The Master's Degree Program in Gifted Education(Plan I) provides advanced training for certified teachers to work with gifted and talented students and with other teachers on a consultant or collaborative basis. The courses for this program are offered through an on-line format, though some courses may be taken on campus. Emphasis is placed on developing specific skills in identification of gifted students; focusing on the characteristics and needs of special populations; assessing students' cognitive and affective strengths; modifying educational programs to develop gifted students' potential; and consulting with gifted students, their families, and teachers. This Program qualifies students for the State of Florida Endorsement in Gifted Education.

A bachelor s degree from an approved regionally accredited institution (or international equivalent), Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale), Test scores: IELTS of at least 6.5 or TOEFL of at least 80, GRE, GMAT, PTE

Career and Technical Education Teachers,Childcare Workers,Instructional Coordinators. Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers,Middle School Teachers, Occupational Therapists.

15th Feb

a) University online application

b) $30 application fee

c) Official high school transcript and Official GED range

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT: 1190 – 1320, ACT: 27 – 31

f) Average GPA 3.94

g) TOEFL/IELTS/PTEA scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) IELTS-6.5, TOEFL: IBT-79, PBT-550, PTEA-53

i) Acceptance rate: 47.5% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 17,325

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at University of South Florida is USD 16,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Spring-October 1, Fall-June 1

Graduate: June 1

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines. 

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University Stats

50755

Students

3452

International Students

37330

Undergraduates

11400

Postgraduate

1603

Faculty Strength

31

Student Faculty Ratio

45
%

Acceptance Rate

$
17325

Tuition Fees

$
16000

Living Cost

$
1200

Other Fees

87
%

Avg. Percentage

1100

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD