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University of South Florida

College of Arts and Sciences

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / College of Arts and Sciences is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 402
Doctoral Degrees 119

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,944
Applied
817
Accepted
493
Enrolled
42%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate course work and upper-division undergraduate course work from regionally-accredited institution
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in bachelor's or master's degree from regionally-accredited institution

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,773
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.55%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 3.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 2.26%
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

370
Total faculty
Full-time - 366
Part-time - 4
Male (232)
Female (138)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biodefense, forensics, conservation biology, hydrology and water resources, globalization, sustainability, renewable energy, cancer research, drug discovery, materials science, neuroscience, obesity, nanotechnology, science and math literacy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
18,555,718

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
CPR 107
Tampa, FL  33620
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Eisenberg
Dean
Email: eisenberg@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-2804
Fax: 813-974-5911