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Fast Facts

While numbers alone can't define USF, they do tell some of our story. Explore these statistics and see what makes USF, USF.

USF Ranks


in ethnic diversity among national universities

U.S. News & World Report 2024
Best Value

in the top 50%

U.S. News & World Report 2024
Top 30%

among national universities

U.S. News & World Report 2024
Best Colleges

Featured in the Princeton Review Best 388 Colleges list for 2023

top 14 percent in the nation
Top 20

for Tech Salaries

Wall Street Journal
Tyler Marcum

"I certainly was challenged at USF, and I’d be disappointed if I hadn't been challenged."

Tyler Marcum ’19

Anna Najafi '16, Biology, BS

"USF is the perfect balance between an institution that challenges you but also provides the necessary support for students to succeed."

Ana Najafi ’16

Strategic pharmaceutical development associate, Emery Pharma

Ryan Lopez

"The teachers care. They don't just show up and give a lecture. They interact with you. They treat you with respect."

Ryan Lopez ’25

USF Plays


Students on full or partial athletic scholarships


Intramural and Club Sports

USF Cares


tons of waste we've recycled or composted since 2018.


gigawatt-hours of clean, renewable electricity generated on campus, equivalent to ~13 million miles of travel by electric car.


reduction in annual water use since 2018.


reduction in annual waste generated since 2018.

Fr. Fitzgerald

Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J.

USF President

Sustainability and environmental justice are expressions of our understanding that we've been given so much by God, but we don’t own the world. We are simply asked to care for it. And so we must care deeply, and from the heart."

Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J.

USF President