International Application Deadlines

International applicants living outside the U.S. may apply up to one year prior to the desired term of entry. Additional time is usually required for submission of academic documents, evaluation, and immigration related matters. I-20 issuance for obtaining a student visa must be completed at least 30 days prior to the beginning of the semester.

Freshman Applications

Desired Term of Entry
Application Deadline
Term Start Date
Summer March 1 May/June
Fall June 1 August
Spring October 1 January

NOTE: to be considered for admissions scholarships, you must apply by January 2.

Transfer Applications

Desired Term of Entry
Application Deadline
Term Start Date
Summer March 1 May/June
Fall June 1 August
Spring October 1 January

Graduate Applications

If more than one deadline pertains to you, you must meet the earliest deadline.

To find the deadline for your program of interest, please visit the Graduate Program webpage at http://www.grad.usf.edu/programs/search6_alpha.asp?searchtext=null.

Semester All Graduate Applicants Graduate School Fellowships

International Applications outside US** (need I-20 and visa)

International Applications inside US** (need to transfer current visa)
  Priority deadline* for admission to graduate programs & department assistantships Final deadline for consideration for Graduate School scholarships & fellowships, nominees must be admitted. Graduate School International application deadlines (outside U.S.). Earlier program deadlines supersede these. Graduate School International application deadlines (inside U.S.). Earlier program deadlines supersede these.
Summer Sessions

Beginning May 13, 2013
see program deadline N/A 15-Jan 15-Feb
Fall Semester

Beginning August 26, 2013
see program deadline 15-Feb 1-May 1-Jun
Spring Semester

Beginning January 6, 2014
see program deadline N/A 15-Sep 15-Oct
Summer Sessions

Beginning May 12, 2014
see program deadline N/A 15-Jan 15-Feb
Fall Semester

Beginning August 25, 2014
see program deadline 15-Feb 1-May 1-Jun
Spring Semester

Beginning January 5, 2015
see program deadline N/A 15-Sep 15-Oct

All supporting documents (transcripts and test scores) should be submitted by the posted deadlines. All documents should be sent to:

University of South Florida

Office of Admissions

4202 E Fowler Avenue, SVC 1036

Tampa, FL 33620
USA

After you submit your online application you will receive an email from the Office of Admissions with your student identification number. (If you do not have a social security #, this email will be followed by a second email containing a four-digit activation code). You can use this number to check the status of your application at any time. We will notify you via email once an admission decision has been reached. If admitted, your official printed admission letter will be sent via Federal Express with your I-20 when immigration requirements have been met.