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University of South Florida

 

Named one of five "up-and-coming universities" (The Washington Post)

USF ranked #84 in the country for Graduate School of Education (U.S. News & World Report, 2014)

USF is one of only 108 US universities with the "Tier 1 - very high research activity" designation (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2012)

 

Why study at INTO USF?

  • One of the 40 most diverse public universities in the country and the second most diverse public university in the state of Florida (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Top 43 Research University in the US (National Science Foundation)
  • Top 20 in the US for campus diversity (The Princeton Review)
  • One of the top producers of Fulbright Scholars
  • Ranked Top 90 in the US and among the Top 250 universities worldwide (Times Higher Education Rankings, 2012-2013)
  • Top 5 “up and comer” university (Washington Post, 2012)

 

Undergraduate Pathways


Undergraduate Pathway in Business
Undergraduate Pathway in Computer Science/Engineering
Undergraduate Pathway in Education
Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering
Undergraduate Pathway in Hospitality Management
Undergraduate Pathway in Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Pathway in Natural and Health Sciences
Undergraduate Pathway in Visual and Performing Arts

University of South Florida offers progression to year 2 after successful completion of the pathway programme.

 

Graduate Pathways

Graduate Pathway in Architecture
Graduate Pathway in Music
Graduate Pathway in Studio Art
Graduate Pathway in Urban and Community Design
Graduate Pathway in Business Administration (MBA)
Graduate Pathway in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies
Graduate Pathway in Finance
Graduate Pathway in Management
Graduate Pathway in Management Information Systems
Graduate Pathway in Marketing
Graduate Pathway in Adult Education
Graduate Pathway in Exercise Science
Graduate Pathway in Instructional Technology
Graduate Pathway in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Graduate Pathway in Teaching in Special Education
Graduate Pathway in Biomedical Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Chemical Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Computer Science and Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Electrical Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Engineering Management
Graduate Pathway in Industrial Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Materials Science and Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Mechanical Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Biology
Graduate Pathway in Geology
Graduate Pathway in Microbiology
Graduate Pathway in Physics
Graduate Pathway in American Studies
Graduate Pathway in Economics
Graduate Pathway in Film Studies
Graduate Pathway in Global Sustainability
Graduate Pathway in Humanities
Graduate Pathway in Library and Information Science
Graduate Pathway in Mass Communications
Graduate Pathway in Mathematics
Graduate Pathway in Political Science
Graduate Pathway in Statistics
Graduate Pathway in Urban and Regional Planning
 

University of South Florida offers progression to year 2 after successful completion of the pathway programme.

 

Direct Entry

Undergraduate Admissions

 

International student applicants who meet all direct undergraduate admission requirements may apply for direct undergraduate admission to CSU.

A list of four-year programs offered at USF from the most current can be found in the USF Undergraduate Programs

 

Graduate Admissions

A four-year baccalaureate degree (or international equivalent), a professional degree (such as BPharm, BVsc, MBBS, MD, DVM, DPharm, etc.), or an appropriate U.S./Canadian alternative degree, from a regionally accredited (US) or recognized (International) college or university, with a cumulative B average (equivalent 3.00 on a U.S. 4.00 grading scale) on the most recent baccalaureate degree or any subsequent graduate degree from a regionally accredited (US) or recognized (International) college or university, plus all work completed thereafter.*

OR:

A four-year baccalaureate degree (or international equivalent), a professional degree, or an appropriate U.S./Canadian alternative degree, from an regionally accredited (US) or recognized (International) college or university, and a 45-quarter credit equivalent graduate degree from a regionally accredited (US) or recognized (International) college or university, with a cumulative B average (equivalent 3.00 on a U.S. 4.00 grading scale) on the most recent graduate degree.

USF Graduate Degree Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Entry Paths and Requirements

University of South Florida has created multiple ways for you to get admitted as an undergraduate student. Admission for undergraduate international students is determined by English language skill and academics. 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

Direct Admission* 2-Term Standard 
Pathway Program

1-Term Accelerated
Pathway Program

Academic Requirements

- High school diploma with 
3.0+ GPA
- SAT:CR460+, Q460+, W440+
- ACT: R19+, M19+, W18+ 

- High school diploma with
2.5+ GPA
- High school diploma with
2.5+ GPA

English
Language Requirements

- TOEFL 79+
- IELTS 6.5+
- PTEA 53+
- Completion of Academic English 
Level 5

- TOEFL 60-78 or
- IELTS 5.5-6.0
- PTEA 44-52
- Completion of Academic
English
 Level 4

- INTO Password Test Level 6 

- TOEFL iBT 79+
- IELTS 6.5+
- PT

 

Graduate Entry Paths and Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

Direct Admission* 2-Semester Standard 
Pathway Program

1-Semester Accelerated
Pathway Program

Academic Requirements

- 4-year undergraduate degree with 
3.0+ GPA
- GRE/GMAT

- 4-year undergraduate degree
in relevant humanistic field such
as Humanities, English, History,
Art History or American Studies
- 2.5 GPA out of 4.0

- 4-year undergraduate degree 
in relevant humanistic field such 
as Humanities, English, History,
Art History or American Studies
- 2.5 GPA out of 4.0

English
Language Requirements

- TOEFL 79+
- IELTS 6.5+
- PTEA 53+
- Completion of Academic English 
Level 6

- TOEFL 65-78 or
- IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores
minimum 5.0)
- PTEA 44-52
- Completion of Academic
English
 Level 5

- INTO Password Test Level 6  

- TOEFL iBT 79+
- IELTS 6.5+ 
- PTEA 53+ 

Dates and Prices

Start dates: August or January or May

Cost Estimates for the 2015-16 Academic Year

 

Cost Description
Tuition and
Fees
Housing and
Meals*
Books
Health
Insurance
Other
Total
Undergraduate Direct Admission (2 semesters)** $18,112 $9,878 $1,000 $2,396 $4,100 $35,486
Undergraduate Standard Pathway (2 semesters) $24,000 $10,600 $1,000 $2,100 $4,100 $41,800
Undergraduate Accelerated Pathway (1 semester) $13,800 $5,300 $500 $875 $2,050 $22,525
Graduate Direct Admission (2 semesters)** $22,105 $11,466 $1,000 $2,396 $4,100 $41,067
Graduate Standard Pathway (2 semesters) $28,180 $10,600 $1,000 $2,100 $4,100 $45,980
Graduate Accelerated Pathway (1 semester) $16,205 $5,300 $500 $875 $2,050 $24,930
Academic English (1 semester) $6,730 $5,300 $250 $875 $2,050 $15,205
Academic English (2 semesters) $13,460 $10,600 $500 $1,575 $4,100 $30,235
Academic English (3 semesters) $20,190 $15,800 $750 $2,100 $6,150 $44,990
General English (4 weeks) $1,920 $1,700 $150 $175 $500 $4,445
College Year Abroad (24 weeks) $10,200 $10,200 $900 $1,225 $3,000 $25,525
Study Abroad with English - Part 1 & 2 (2 semesters) $18,730 $10,600 $1,000 $1,575 $4,100 $36,005
Study Abroad with English - Part 2 & 3 (2 semesters) $24,000 $10,600 $1,000 $1,750 $4,100 $41,450
Study Abroad with English - Part 2 or 3 (1 semester) $12,000 $5,300 $500 $875 $2,050 $20,725

 


*Housing & meal expenses for direct admission based on average estimates; housing & meal expenses for INTO programs based on actual
expected costs. Cost may vary depending on the actual housing selected. View housing and dining pricing »


**Costs for USF direct admission are based on a 5% estimated increase from the published 2014-15 estimated costs of attendance. These are
based on 30 credit hours for undergraduate, and 24 credit hours for graduate.

 

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