University of South Florida St. Petersburg

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School Overview

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg, abbreviated USFSP and locally referred to as USF St. Pete, is an independent university and member of the University of South Florida System. The university is located in downtown St. Petersburg situated between the Bartlett Park neighborhood and Salt Creek Marine District. USFSP was established in 1965 as a branch of the University of South Florida but split away and became and autonomous institution in 2006 when it received its own accreditation status through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. USF St. Pete offers bachelor’s and master’s degree program in various fields of study. USFSP has a total annual student enrollment of approximately 4,000 (3,500 undergraduates and 500 graduate students).

General Information

140 Seventh Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701-9807

Main Number: (727) 873-4873
Web Address: www.stpete.usf.edu/
Type of Institution: Public, 4-year or above
Awards Offered: Two but less than 4 years certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting: City: Midsize
On-campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 4,661 (3,955 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty: 22 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,902 $3,183 $3,713 $4,615 +24.29%
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,590 $8,080 $8,750 $9,000 +2.86%
Other $4,100 $4,100 $4,100 $4,100 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $7,590 $8,080 $8,750 $9,000 +2.86%
Other $4,100 $4,100 $4,100 $4,100 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $15,892 $16,863 $18,063 $19,215 +6.38%
In-state Off Campus $15,892 $16,863 $18,063 $19,215 +6.38%
In-state with Family $4,202 $4,683 $5,213 $6,115 +17.30%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $8,847
In-state Student Fees $10
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $18,423
Out-of-state Student Fees $10

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 347 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 344 92% $1,749,481 $5,086
• Federal grants 86 23% $352,654 $4,101
• Pell grants 86 23% $292,610 $3,402
• Other federal grants 66 18% $60,044 $910
Local and state government scholarships or grants 336 90% $1,174,181 $3,495
Institutional scholarships or grants 136 37% $222,646 $1,637
Student loan financial aid 138 37% $740,438 $5,365
• Federal student loans 138 37% $737,438 $5,344
• Other student loans 1 0% $3,000 $3,000

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOC/PHD AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 699 148
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 296 54
Accounting 75
Business Administration and Management, General 17 54
Business/commerce, General 69
Business/managerial Economics 9
Finance, General 59
Management Information Systems, General 13
Marketing/marketing Management, General 54
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 25 12
Journalism 3
Mass Communication/media Studies 25 9
Education 94 75
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 17
Elementary Education and Teaching 80 21
English/language Arts Teacher Education 1 10
Reading Teacher Education 12
Social Science Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 13 14
English Language and Literature/letters 39
English Language and Literature, General 39
History 15
History, General 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 5
Natural Resources and Conservation 19 2
Environmental Science 19 2
Psychology 70
Psychology, General 70
Social Sciences 128
Anthropology 10
Criminology 45
Economics, General 9
Geography 1
Political Science and Government, General 25
Social Sciences, General 38
Visual and Performing Arts 13
Art/art Studies, General 13
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of South Florida-St Petersburg Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (727) 873-4873
Website: https://www.usfsp.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.usfsp.edu/undergrad/apply/
Address: 140 Seventh Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701-9807
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,448
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 36%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,494 (34% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,821
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,736
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $9,152

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of South Florida-St Petersburg Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of South Florida-St Petersburg.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 92
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 13
Education 26
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Psychology 11
Social Sciences 6
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 12715

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of South Florida-St Petersburg and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,821
Out-of-state $16,736
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,226
Out-of-state $20,924

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 453 85%
Grant or scholarship aid 406 76% $9,152
Student loan aid 185 35% $7,897

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,383 57% $7,671
Federal student loans 1,532 37% $7,799

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of South Florida-St Petersburg. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of South Florida-St Petersburg students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,396 1,159 2,237
Percent admitted 100% 25% 29%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 8% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of South Florida-St Petersburg Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,448
Undergraduate enrollment 3,893
Graduate enrollment 555

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of South Florida-St Petersburg Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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