At University of South Florida (USF), international students can benefit from an innovative and inspirational learning community. The university has the unique distinction of being the number one producer of Fulbright scholars in the U.S. (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2019).
There are a number of entry points on offer to students. Students can start their degree program directly via undergraduate and graduate direct entry. They can also pursue International Year One, Graduate Pathway and Academic English if they need extra support with their academic and English skills. Plenty of support is available every step of the way, so international students can reach their academic and professional goals.
USF sits within the top 60 best value schools and is the top 44 public school (U.S News and World Report 2020) Over the last ten years, almost 8,000 students from 120 countries have benefitted from pathway programs at USF, where they developed the skills required by a wide variety of employers.
International students, who make up ten percent of the student population, will feel right at home in the diverse and welcoming campus community. There are more than 600 student organizations to join as well as competitive sports teams. Wellness programs are available to help students with their health and wellbeing.
Tampa offers an incredible experience for students. The U.S. Census Bureau named it as one of the most diverse and integrated urban areas in America. There's plenty for everyone to enjoy, such as museums, galleries, shopping, adventure activities, as well as a lot of sunshine. USF even ranked within the Sierra Club's Top 50 Coolest Schools in 2017 because of its sustainable ethos, so students can live and thrive on an environmentally friendly campus.