University of South Florida-Main Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,559

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,766

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.21%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

45.4%

31,944 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

43,540

72.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

70.9%

2,432 Graduates

About

University of South Florida-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Hillsborough County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of South Florida-Main Campus were General Health Services (754 degrees awarded), General Biomedical Sciences (621 degrees), and Registered Nursing (557 degrees).

In 2017, 12,462 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of South Florida-Main Campus. 57.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (6,282 degrees), 2.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2195 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus is $4,559, which is $-21,941 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus is $4,559, which is $-21,941 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,766.

In 2017, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,559

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus was $4,559. The cost of tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus is $-21,941 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$11,766

2017 Value

3.23%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of South Florida-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,766. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of South Florida-Main Campus grew by 3.23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,700

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of South Florida-Main Campus was of $9,700 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.19% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

43%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at University of South Florida-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.8% with respect to 2016, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.21%

2016 Default Rate

120

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of South Florida-Main Campus was 1.21%, which represents 120 out of the 9932 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of South Florida-Main Campus received 31,944 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 11.6% annual growth. Out of those 31,944 applicants, 14,490 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 45.4% acceptance rate.

There were 43,540 students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus in 2017, and 59% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of South Florida-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 28.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

45.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

14,490

Accepted Out of 31,944

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of South Florida-Main Campus was 45.4% (14,490 admissions from 31,944 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 46.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 11.6%, while admissions grew by 8.54%.

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SAT Scores

59%

Submission Percentage

2,454

Scores Submitted

59% of enrolled first-time students at University of South Florida-Main Campus in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of South Florida-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 43,540 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Florida-Main Campus is 31,602 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,938. This means that 72.6% of students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of South Florida-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.9% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.76% Black or African American, 6.67% Asian, 3.4% Two or More Races, 0.191% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.156% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.7%), followed by White Male (21.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (24%), followed by White Male (17.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.71%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of South Florida-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43,540 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Florida-Main Campus is 31,602 and the part-time enrollment is 11,938. This means that 72.6% of students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of South Florida-Main Campus was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of South Florida-Main Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    20,842

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7,766

  3. Black or African American

    4,250

The enrolled student population at University of South Florida-Main Campus is 47.9% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.76% Black or African American, 6.67% Asian, 3.4% Two or More Races, 0.191% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.156% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,300 students (2.99%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1882 more women than men received degrees from University of South Florida-Main Campus. The majority of degree recipients at University of South Florida-Main Campus are white (6,282 degrees awarded). There were 2.86 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2195 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of South Florida-Main Campus is General Health Services (754 degrees awarded), followed by General Biomedical Sciences (621 degrees) and Registered Nursing (557 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of South Florida-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (81 degrees awarded), Biology (1,370 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (145 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Other managers (566,882 people), Physicians (436,429 people), Software developers (390,403 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (353,091 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (311,792 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Library Science (81 degrees awarded), Biology (1,370 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (145 degrees), Social Sciences (972 degrees), and Engineering (933 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Library Science (81 degrees awarded), Biology (1,370 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (145 degrees), Social Sciences (972 degrees), and Engineering (933 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (599,812 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (592,090 people), Computer Systems Design (541,982 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (453,351 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (452,405 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Library Science (81 degrees awarded), Biology (1,370 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (145 degrees), Social Sciences (972 degrees), and Engineering (933 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of South Florida-Main Campus.

Most Common

  1. 754 degrees awarded

  2. 621 degrees awarded

  3. 557 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of South Florida-Main Campus was General Health Services with 754 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 5,290

  2. 7,172

In 2017, 5,290 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Florida-Main Campus, which is 0.738 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7,172).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 271 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Florida-Main Campus in General Biomedical Sciences, which is 0.774 times less than the 350 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 704 degrees were awarded to women at University of South Florida-Main Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 6.02 times more than the 117 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 43% of students graduating from University of South Florida-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (91.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of South Florida-Main Campus is Female and Asian (91.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.74% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,282 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,195 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1,218 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of South Florida-Main Campus is white (6,282 degrees awarded). There were 2.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2195 degrees).

2.22% of degree recipients (277 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    3,642 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,640 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,327 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of South Florida-Main Campus is white female (3,642 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,640 degrees).

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Operations

University of South Florida-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $410M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $17.1M (4.17%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of South Florida-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of $1.25B. University of South Florida-Main Campus employs 359 Associate professors, 349 Instructors, and 345 Professors. Most academics at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Male Professors (256), Female Instructors(213), and Male Associate professors (202).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 663 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 606 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 481 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$410M

2017 Endowment

11.6%

growth from 2016

University of South Florida-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $410M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of South Florida-Main Campus grew 11.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $124M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $198M - Federal

  2. $26.3M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of South Florida-Main Campus received $198M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $26.3M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$639M

2017 Salaries

7.16%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of South Florida-Main Campus paid a median of $639M in salaries, which represents 51.3% of their overall expenditure ($1.25B) and a 7.16% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.5% growth from 2015 and a 2.07% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$122M

Instructional Salaries

1,259

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of South Florida-Main Campus paid a total of $122M to 1,259 employees working as instructors, which represents 19% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

359 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

663 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus were Associate professor with 359 employees; Instructor with 349 employees; and Instructor with 345 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 663 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 606 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 481 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus was Male Professor with 256 employees, Female Instructor with 213 employees, and Male Associate professor with 202 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of South Florida-Main Campus.

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