University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

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Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Environmental Science

Arts & Humanities

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Creative Writing
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
Environmental Design/Architecture
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
General Studies
German Language and Literature
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Performance
Other Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Spanish Language and Literature


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Business/Managerial Economics
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management
Other Marketing
Real Estate

Communication & Media

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Mass Communication/ Media Studies


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Athletic Training/Trainer
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Health & Medical Services

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Other Public Health
Public Health (MPH, DPH)
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Biological and Physical Sciences
Sustainable Development Studies

Library Professions

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Information and Library Science (Informatics)

Life Science

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Other Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Associates Bachelors Masters

Natural Sciences

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement

Social Sciences

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
International Relations and Affairs
Latin American Studies
Other Psychology
Political Science and Government
School Psychology
Social Sciences
Women's Studies

Social Work

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Social Work


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer and Information Sciences
Information Technology

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 11 Reviews

73% of students gave University of South Florida 4 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Academics Rating

USF has many different programs for students that already have a specific career path in mind such as pre-law, pre-med, 7 year medical and Engineering. In each of these they already have the classes picked out that each student should take and has them on an easy to read flow chart so that the student can easily determine what's next. So far all of the professors and Graduate Assistants i have had have been very good and kind people that are willing to help students if they are willing to help themselves too. My workload wasn't too intense this semester but then again my classes weren't very difficult yet. The class size depends entirely on what the class is for instance 2 of my classes were 20-30 people, 1 was 30-40 and the other 2 were 100+ people lecture halls.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Academics Rating

I believe the academics of the University are high in ranks and so much can be achieved. Each professor has their own style of teaching, but in the end it is really up to the individual. Same goes for academics, you have to put the effort in to see results. The professors thus far, have been great. Depending on which course you are taking and how involved you are, it will determine the outcome. With a little bit of effort, one can go a long way, as long as they are determined and consistent. One thing I learned is, you must have passion for whatever you are doing, especially your studies. Pick a field that you are passionate about and that you will enjoy.

University of South Florida Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 90%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Research Universities (very high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in May, June, July, August, and December.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Technology

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Medicine

Class Sizes at University of South Florida

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 20%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 10%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 54%
  • 100+ Students: 3%
Fewer than 20 Students 20%
50 - 100 Students 10%
20 - 49 Students 54%
100+ Students 3%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 70
  • Unknown and Other: 10
  • Asian: 9
  • Latino: 6
  • African American: 5
Caucasian 70
Unknown and Other 10
Asian 9
Latino 6
African American 5

Faculty at University of South Florida

Total Faculty 2,059
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 24
Full-Time Professors 5,423
Male Faculty 1,164
Part-Time Professors 1,378
Women Faculty 895

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