You nurtured and cared for them since they were born. Now it's time for them to head off to college. In recognition of the critical role you play in your student’s college success, we’ve assembled some information to help your family get to know USF. Learn about our top-rated academics, the best ways for your student to get involved, how USF cares for your student’s health and safety and how affordable the University of South Florida can be.
Why Choose USF?
What makes USF an attractive option for your student’s college career? Read on to learn more about the advantages of living and learning at USF’s dynamic Tampa campus.
Brochures and statistics are a great introduction to a university, but they can only tell you so much. Visit us on campus to see, hear and feel what’s it’s like to be part of one of Florida’s leading public universities.
Learn about the costs to attend USF, financial aid, and the competitive, need- and merit-based scholarships available to incoming freshmen.
USF offers more than 100 undergraduate majors. The Honors College provides alternative programs for academically superior students and several accelerated programs. The Provost’s Scholars Program allows students to complete a bachelor’s degree in three years.
Learn about the numerous on-campus housing and dining choices, including options for people with special dietary needs. Campus Recreation and USF’s more than 500 student organizations keep students healthy and engaged.
The well-being of every member of the USF community is a top priority. Learn about the numerous services available to help ensure your student’s safety while at USF.
A healthy student is a happy student. USF offers a variety of health resources, including workshops, online programs, free screenings and more.
Parent & Family Programs
The Office of Parent & Family Programs assists parents and families with supporting their students’ growth and development at USF.