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University of South Florida

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The University of South Florida is one of the largest public universities in the state of Florida. Comprised of individual campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Lakeland and Sarasota-Manatee, USF serves more than 47,000 students.

The university offers 232 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral levels, including 89 bachelor, 97 master, two ed specialist, 36 research doctoral, and four professional doctoral programs.

USF is one of only three Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research activities, a distinction attained by only 2.2 percent of all universities.

Available to students are a number of public and private scholarships, including Florida Bright Futures and Florida Pre-Paid. USF’s main campus is its largest, located in Tampa. Its 13 colleges offer programs including arts and sciences, behavioral and community sciences, business, education, engineering, marine science, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health. USF-Tampa offers both distance learning and programs catered to adult learners.

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