University of South Florida ,Tampa,USA

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University of South Florida Governor of Florida, LeRoy Collins, signed into law House Bill on 18th June 1955, to create a new state university in Hillsborough County. Established in the year 1956, University of South Florida (USF) began to be recognized by its current name on 22nd October 1957 for being the state's southernmost university at that time. The first president of this institution is John S. Allen. Initially, the university was built on Fowler Avenue property. The space used to be occupied by a private civilian airport which had served as the Hillsborough Army Airfield at the time of World War II. Of-late, the university has 14 colleges that are dedicated to a wide variety of fields in education and even holds the accreditation of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). USF has its vibrant campuses located in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee. These campuses, together, serve 50,000 plus students.

Located in Tampa, Florida, USF's campus has a world-class infrastructure and offers numerous amenities to its students. The campus gives students excellent residential facilities and dining facilities. It is dotted with dining halls, sidewalk cafes, fast food stalls, a sports pub and coffee shops. The outstanding academic facilities include spacious classrooms, well-equipped computer labs, huge laboratories, auditoriums, bookstores and a library. The campus also features a 28,000 square-foot campus recreation centre complete with a modern fitness centre, aquatics, group fitness classes, club sports, intramural sports and outdoor recreation opportunities. Other services offered by the campus include parking, mail, health and banking facilities.

USF offers more than 180 majors in various fields of education such as accounting, advertising, anthropology, sciences, arts, architecture, engineering, business, computer science, communication, environment, economics, social sciences, mathematics, law, management, finance, marketing and nursing. The university houses more than 47,800 stude

Located in Tampa, Florida, USF's campus has a world-class infrastructure and offers numerous amenities to its students. The campus gives students excellent residential facilities and dining facilities. It is dotted with dining halls, sidewalk cafes, fast food stalls, a sports pub and coffee shops. The outstanding academic facilities include spacious classrooms, well-equipped computer labs, huge laboratories, auditoriums, bookstores and a library. The campus also features a 28,000 square-foot campus recreation centre complete with a modern fitness centre, aquatics, group fitness classes, club sports, intramural sports and outdoor recreation opportunities. Other services offered by the campus include parking, mail, health and banking facilities.

USF offers more than 180 majors in various fields of education such as accounting, advertising, anthropology, sciences, arts, architecture, engineering, business, computer science, communication, environment, economics, social sciences, mathematics, law, management, finance, marketing and nursing. The university houses more than 47,800 students and over 15,370 staff members and has a student-faculty ratio of 21:1. 10% of the student population consists of international students from across 128 countries.

Using its collaborations with numerous national and international academic institutions and prestigious firms, the university strives to provide its students with excellent career prospects. With a large network of over 228,000 alumni, USF is associated with several notable people. Alan Boss is a successful astrophysicist and has been the chair of many International Astronomical Unions. Aasif Mandvi is a popular actor and comedian. Mark Consuelos is an actor well-known for his role of Hiram Lodge in Riverdale and Mateo Santos in All My Children. Hulk Hogan, is a former pro wrestler, television personality, actor, musician and entrepreneur. J. R. Reed used to be an American football safety. Lobo is a famous singer-songwriter who scored several U.S. Top 10 hits in the early 1970s. Many other distinguished and successful people are the alumni of USF.

Year of establishment1956
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Also Known AsUSF
Total International Students4821
Male/Female Ratio1.29
UG/PG Course Ratio1.97
Faculty/Student Ratio21
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 442 million
No.of Campuses3
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense10030 USD
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Excellent transport service and good resources.

Tips: Before joining this college you should make sure which college majors you would be joining and the research areas they are interested in. Along with that, connect with professors and students on LinkedIn and other professional means. The climate mostly remains warm, but there are erratic changes with rains and little cold chills, but it is manageable. It is true that cars are necessity here, but you can manage with a bicycle as well. Usually, buses have cycle stands in front of them, where one c...

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University of South Florida Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(44 Courses)(12 months-3 years)USD 10.12 K - 37.8 K
MIM(11 Courses)(12-24 months)USD 14.31 K - 26.11 K
B.E. / B.Tech(11 Courses)(4 years)USD 15.42 K - 17.62 K
MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)(18-21 months)USD 20.43 K - 23.59 K
MEM(1 Courses)(18-24 months)USD 14.32 K
BBA(15 Courses)(4 years)USD 16.52 K - 18.17 K
M.A.(35 Courses)(18 months-3 years)USD 14.35 K - 26.11 K
B.Sc.(18 Courses)(4 years)USD 15.97 K - 16.59 K
M.Arch(2 Courses)(18 months-2 years)USD 22.68 K - 23.04 K
BHM(1 Courses)(4 years)USD 16.59 K

University of South Florida Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
Not available
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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University of South Florida Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(44 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 296.0-311.0

: 79.0 & Above

MIM(11 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 500.0-650.0

: 305.0-321.0

B.E. / B.Tech(11 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 1100.0-1160.0

: 79.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: Accepted

: Accepted

MEM(1 Courses)

: 302.0 & Above

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

BBA(15 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 53.0 & Above

M.A.(35 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 53.0 & Above

B.Sc.(18 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 1100.0-1160.0

: 79.0 & Above

M.Arch(2 Courses)

: Accepted

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

BHM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

Available

  • University offers on campus housing facilities to all students including undergraduate and postgraduate
  • University offers three types of housing: Traditional (Double Bedroom with Shared Bathroom for every 3-4 rooms), Suite (Double Bedrooms with Shared Bathroom for every 1-2 rooms) and Apartment Style Housing (Four Private Bedrooms and Two Bathrooms)
  • University offers 25+ dining locations on campus including three all-you-care-to-eat dining halls that cater to every diet including Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Kosher and Halal options
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Includes Accommodation- 5990$ at traditional style Beta Hall and Meals- 4040$ 15 per week
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Off-campus Accommodation

Available

  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 4 bedroom apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments, and single bedroom apartments
  • The average rent is 500 to 900 USD/month
  • The student apartments are fully furnished with all the basic amenities such as electricity, water, gas, modular kitchen, laundry, parking space, and unlimited internet access
  • All the apartments have the lease. The duration differs from 5 to 12months based on the apartment type

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Studying USA Details
Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 23.5 L
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BE/Btech INR 26.3 L
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BSc INR 26.5 L
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BBA INR 23.8 L
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MA INR 24.6 L
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MIM INR 27.2 L
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MBA INR 28.8 L
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MFA INR 27.3 L
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MEng INR 26.5 L
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MArch INR 29.8 L
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MEM INR 21.7 L
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BHM INR 23.5 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
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MASc INR 22.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 8.8 L (based on 1090 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1050
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ACT: 21
Part Time Work
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Cost of Visa ApplicationUSD 160 = INR 12,428.8
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Location
University CityTampa, Florida, USA
Size of cityMedium
Population of City3,77,165
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa,_Florida
Campuses
140 7th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
8350 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243, USA
4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA

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4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
Tampa ( Florida)

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