University of South Florida-Main Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,559

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$11,398

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.46%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

46.6%

28,628 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

42,861

71.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

67.5%

3,008 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 (640 degrees awarded), General Biomedical Sciences (630 degrees), and Registered Nursing (507 degrees).

In 2016, 11,904 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of South Florida-Main Campus. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (6,269 degrees), 3.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2062 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus is $4,559, which is $-21,297 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus is $4,559, which is $-21,297 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,398.

In 2016, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,559

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, 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 $-21,297 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$11,398

2016 Value

1.01%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of South Florida-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,398. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of South Florida-Main Campus grew by 1.01%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,400

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 $9,400 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 20% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at University of South Florida-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.17% with respect to 2015, when 72% 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.

3.46%

2015 Default Rate

363

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of South Florida-Main Campus was 3.46%, which represents 363 out of the 10483 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 28,628 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.81% annual decline. Out of those 28,628 applicants, 13,350 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 46.6% acceptance rate.

There were 42,861 students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus in 2016, and 53% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of South Florida-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 30.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

46.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

13,350

Accepted Out of 28,628

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of South Florida-Main Campus was 46.6% (13,350 admissions from 28,628 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 44.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -5.81%, while admissions declined by -1.59%.

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SAT Scores

53%

Submission Percentage

2,148

Scores Submitted

53% of enrolled first-time students at University of South Florida-Main Campus in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of South Florida-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 42,861 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Florida-Main Campus is 30,700 students and the part-time enrollment is 12,161. This means that 71.6% 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 48.7% White, 18% Hispanic or Latino, 9.61% Black or African American, 6.74% Asian, 3.31% Two or More Races, 0.201% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.194% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.3%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.4%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.23%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of South Florida-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42,861 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Florida-Main Campus is 30,700 and the part-time enrollment is 12,161. This means that 71.6% of students enrolled at University of South Florida-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2016 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

    20,876

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7,702

  3. Black or African American

    4,120

The enrolled student population at University of South Florida-Main Campus is 48.7% White, 18% Hispanic or Latino, 9.61% Black or African American, 6.74% Asian, 3.31% Two or More Races, 0.201% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.194% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 1,047 students (2.44%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 2272 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 (6,269 degrees awarded). There were 3.04 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2062 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of South Florida-Main Campus is General Health Services (640 degrees awarded), followed by General Biomedical Sciences (630 degrees) and Registered Nursing (507 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 (57 degrees awarded), Biology (1,288 degrees), and Social Sciences (1,068 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 Miscellaneous managers (698,574 people), Physicians & surgeons (450,134 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (395,448 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (395,222 people), and Postsecondary teachers (341,579 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Library Science (57 degrees awarded), Biology (1,288 degrees), Social Sciences (1,068 degrees), Engineering (838 degrees), and English (265 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 Economists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Library Science (57 degrees awarded), Biology (1,288 degrees), Social Sciences (1,068 degrees), Engineering (838 degrees), and English (265 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 (669,459 people), Hospitals (639,307 people), Elementary & secondary schools (615,328 people), Computer Systems Design (544,109 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (461,580 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Library Science (57 degrees awarded), Biology (1,288 degrees), Social Sciences (1,068 degrees), Engineering (838 degrees), and English (265 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. 640 degrees awarded

  2. 630 degrees awarded

  3. 507 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of South Florida-Main Campus was General Health Services with 640 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4,816

  2. 7,088

In 2016, 4,816 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Florida-Main Campus, which is 0.679 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7,088).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 266 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Florida-Main Campus in General Biomedical Sciences, which is 0.731 times less than the 364 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 722 degrees were awarded to women at University of South Florida-Main Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 7.08 times more than the 102 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%

100% Completion Time

67%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 39% 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, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% 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 (79.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of South Florida-Main Campus is Female and Asian (79.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.2% of graduates (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,269 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,062 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1,227 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of South Florida-Main Campus is white (6,269 degrees awarded). There were 3.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2062 degrees).

2.05% of degree recipients (244 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    3,699 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,570 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,309 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of South Florida-Main Campus is white female (3,699 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,570 degrees).

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Operations

University of South Florida-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $388M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.27M (1.87%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of South Florida-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $1.14B. Of that $1.14B, they spent $576M on salaries and $1.14B on benefits.

University of South Florida-Main Campus employs 347 Associate professors, 343 Professors, and 333 Instructors. Most academics at University of South Florida-Main Campus are Male Professors (254), Male Associate professors(199), and Female Instructors (198).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 677 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 566 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 455 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$388M

2015 Endowment

0.125%

growth from 2014

University of South Florida-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $388M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of South Florida-Main Campus grew 0.125% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $117M 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. $181M - Federal

  2. $22.4M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of South Florida-Main Campus received $181M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $22.4M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$576M

Salary Expenditure

$1.14B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of South Florida-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $1.14B. Of that $1.14B, they spent $576M on salaries and $1.14B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of South Florida-Main Campus as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$576M

2015 Salaries

2.07%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of South Florida-Main Campus paid a median of $576M in salaries, which represents 50.5% of their overall expenditure ($1.14B) and a 2.07% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.48% growth from 2013 and a 1.53% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$111M

Instructional Salaries

1,225

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of South Florida-Main Campus paid a total of $111M to 1,225 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

347 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

677 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus were Associate professor with 347 employees; Professor with 343 employees; and Professor with 333 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 677 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 566 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 455 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of South Florida-Main Campus was Male Professor with 254 employees, Male Associate professor with 199 employees, and Female Instructor with 198 employees.

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

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