What You Need to Know

Why Choose USF

Students choose USF for a variety of reasons: the competitive academic environment with a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the opportunity to translate thought to action, our core values, the spirit of a unique, world-class city, the diverse student body from 49 states and 94 countries — take your pick. We have the honors to back it up.

  • USF was tied for second among national universities for undergraduate student ethnic diversity and 11th in international student enrollment, according to US News and World Report.
  • USF is placing students in medical school at almost twice the national average.
  • Payscale ranked USF 12th in the nation in terms of salary potential for students who earn a degree in social sciences in its 2015-2016 Payscale Potential Salary Reports.
  • The USF undergraduate psychology program was ranked among the top ten up and coming undergraduate psychology programs in the West in 2015 by bestpsychology degrees.com.
  • The Princeton Review named USF one of the "Best Western Colleges."