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University of South Florida

College of Education

Tampa, FL

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 280
Doctoral Degrees 68
Other Advanced Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Project (for some programs)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Philosophies of inquiry; multiple research methods

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

843
Applied
463
Accepted
308
Enrolled
55%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 2nd No
Spring deadline October 15th June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 in last 60 hours of course work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

1,153
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.93%
Black or African American 14.31%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 2.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 1.47%
Unknown 2.34%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

89
Total faculty
Full-time - 89
Part-time - 0
Male (35)
Female (54)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Scholarship of teaching and learning, educator preparation, diversity issues as they relate to PK-20 education, urban education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
13,937,731

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue, EDU105
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Colleen S. Kennedy
Dean
Phone: 813-974-3400
Fax: 813-974-3826