University of South Florida
United States of America
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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