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University of South Florida

University of South Florida

Location: Tampa, Florida

Founded: 1956

Contact: (813) 974-2011

Established in 1956, the University of South Florida is a Preeminent State Research University located in the heart of the vibrant and diverse Tampa Bay region. With campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, the university serves more than 50,000 students by offering over 200 undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral degrees.

From 2013 to 2019, USF rose faster in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of best colleges than any other university in the country, public or private. USF is at the forefront of cutting-edge research in medicine, science, engineering and technology, and ranks in the top 25 nationally among public universities for total research expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. In addition, USF has placed among the top 10 public universities for generating new U.S. patents every year since 2010. USF has an annual budget of approximately $2 billion and an annual economic impact of $6.02 billion.

Board of Trustees

4202 E. Fowler Avenue, CGS401
Tampa, FL 33620


Rhea Law

4202 East Fowler Avenue, CGS 401
Tampa, FL 33620

Ombudsman Office

Dr. Jennifer Schneider

Student Ombuds

4202 East Fowler Avenue, ALN 191
Tampa, FL 33620

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