University of South Florida-Main Campus

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,559
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,787
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.57%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
47.6%
36,986 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
44,246
72.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
73.4%
2,790 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 (933 degrees awarded), General Biomedical Sciences (660 degrees), and Registered Nursing (555 degrees).

In 2019, 13,079 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of South Florida-Main Campus. 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (6,284 degrees), 2.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2387 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus is $4,559, which is $-23,941 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus is $4,559, which is $-23,941 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,787.

In 2019, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 35% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,559
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, 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 $-23,941 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$9,787
2019 Value
6.43%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of South Florida-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,787. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of South Florida-Main Campus grew by 6.43%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,715
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 $10,715 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.5% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
35%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at University of South Florida-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.56% with respect to 2018, when 64% 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.
4.57%
2017 Default Rate
465
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of South Florida-Main Campus was 4.57%, which represents 465 out of the 10180 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 36,986 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 5.54% annual growth. Out of those 36,986 applicants, 17,618 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 47.6% acceptance rate.

There were 44,246 students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus in 2019, and 74% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of South Florida-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 29.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

47.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
17,618
Accepted Out of 36,986

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of South Florida-Main Campus was 47.6% (17,618 admissions from 36,986 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 42.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 5.54%, while admissions grew by 17.9%.

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SAT Scores

74%
Submission Percentage
3,799
Scores Submitted

74% of enrolled first-time students at University of South Florida-Main Campus in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of South Florida-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 44,246 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Florida-Main Campus is 31,973 students and the part-time enrollment is 12,273. This means that 72.3% 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 46.6% White, 18.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.39% Black or African American, 7.17% Asian, 3.59% Two or More Races, 0.154% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.4%), followed by White Male (20.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (25%), followed by White Male (16.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.31%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of South Florida-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44,246 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Florida-Main Campus is 31,973 and the part-time enrollment is 12,273. This means that 72.3% of students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

91%
2019 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 91%. 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
    20,622
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    8,382
  3. Black or African American
    4,156

The enrolled student population at University of South Florida-Main Campus is 46.6% White, 18.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.39% Black or African American, 7.17% Asian, 3.59% Two or More Races, 0.154% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 1,599 students (3.61%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 2285 more women than men received degrees from University of South Florida-Main Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of South Florida-Main Campus is white (6,284 degrees awarded). There were 2.63 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2387 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of South Florida-Main Campus is General Health Services (933 degrees awarded), followed by General Biomedical Sciences (660 degrees) and Registered Nursing (555 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 (94 degrees awarded), Biology (1,246 degrees), and Engineering (1,078 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 (655,401 people), Software developers (486,497 people), Physicians (437,545 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (384,115 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (342,415 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Library Science (94 degrees awarded), Biology (1,246 degrees), Engineering (1,078 degrees), Social Sciences (1,015 degrees), and Communications (527 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

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 Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Library Science (94 degrees awarded), Biology (1,246 degrees), Engineering (1,078 degrees), Social Sciences (1,015 degrees), and Communications (527 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 Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (700,015 people), Computer Systems Design (673,295 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (608,091 people), Elementary & secondary schools (575,612 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (466,472 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Library Science (94 degrees awarded), Biology (1,246 degrees), Engineering (1,078 degrees), Social Sciences (1,015 degrees), and Communications (527 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. 933 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 660 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 555 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of South Florida-Main Campus was General Health Services with 933 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

5,397
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
7,682
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 5,397 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Florida-Main Campus, which is 0.703 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7,682).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 289 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Florida-Main Campus in General Finance, which is 2.14 times more than the 135 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 696 degrees were awarded to women at University of South Florida-Main Campus in General Health Services, which is 2.94 times more than the 237 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 51% 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, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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 (84%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of South Florida-Main Campus is Female and Asian (84% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.36% of graduates (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,284 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,387 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,238 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of South Florida-Main Campus is white (6,284 degrees awarded). There were 2.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2387 degrees).

2.72% of degree recipients (356 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,791 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,493 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,471 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of South Florida-Main Campus is white female (3,791 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,493 degrees).

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Operations

University of South Florida-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $480M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $38.1M (7.93%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of South Florida-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of $1.4B. University of South Florida-Main Campus employs 388 Instructors, 350 Associate professors, and 349 Professors. Most academics at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Male Professors (256), Female Instructors(231), and Male Associate professors (191).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 660 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 651 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 545 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$480M
2019 Endowment
8.01%
growth from 2018

University of South Florida-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $480M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of South Florida-Main Campus grew 8.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $169M 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. $207M - Federal
  2. $27.4M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of South Florida-Main Campus received $207M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $27.4M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$700M
2019 Salaries
4.55%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of South Florida-Main Campus paid a median of $700M in salaries, which represents 50.1% of their overall expenditure ($1.4B) and a 4.55% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.66% growth from 2017 and a 7.16% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$129M
Instructional Salaries
1,302
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of South Florida-Main Campus paid a total of $129M to 1,302 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
388 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
660 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus were Instructor with 388 employees; Associate professor with 350 employees; and Associate professor with 349 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 660 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 651 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 545 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus was Male Professor with 256 employees, Female Instructor with 231 employees, and Male Associate professor with 191 employees.

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

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