University of South Florida-St Petersburg

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,206

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,419

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.21%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

39.9%

5,575 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,895

61% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

36.4%

170 Graduates

About

University of South Florida-St Petersburg is a higher education institution located in Pinellas County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of South Florida-St Petersburg were General Biological Sciences (127 degrees awarded), General Psychology (121 degrees), and Accounting (73 degrees).

In 2017, 1,260 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of South Florida-St Petersburg. 64.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (873 degrees), 4.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (177 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is $4,206, which is $-16,527 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is $4,206, which is $-16,527 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,419.

In 2017, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,206

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of South Florida-St Petersburg was $4,206. The cost of tuition at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is $-16,527 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$11,419

2017 Value

2.41%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of South Florida-St Petersburg had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,419. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of South Florida-St Petersburg grew by 2.41%.

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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-St Petersburg 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

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at University of South Florida-St Petersburg received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5% with respect to 2016, when 60% 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-St Petersburg 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-St Petersburg received 5,575 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 31.7% annual growth. Out of those 5,575 applicants, 2,226 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39.9% acceptance rate.

There were 4,895 students enrolled at University of South Florida-St Petersburg in 2017, and 66% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of South Florida-St Petersburg has an overall enrollment yield of 28.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,226

Accepted Out of 5,575

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of South Florida-St Petersburg was 39.9% (2,226 admissions from 5,575 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 35.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 31.7%, while admissions grew by 47.4%.

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SAT Scores

66%

Submission Percentage

422

Scores Submitted

66% of enrolled first-time students at University of South Florida-St Petersburg in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of South Florida-St Petersburg has a total enrollment of 4,895 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is 2,988 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,907. This means that 61% of students enrolled at University of South Florida-St Petersburg are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of South Florida-St Petersburg, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.1% White, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.15% Black or African American, 3.9% Two or More Races, 3.21% Asian, 0.266% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.123% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of South Florida-St Petersburg in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38%), followed by White Male (24.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (49%), followed by White Male (23.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.99%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of South Florida-St Petersburg, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,895 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is 2,988 and the part-time enrollment is 1,907. This means that 61% of students enrolled at University of South Florida-St Petersburg are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

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-St Petersburg was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of South Florida-St Petersburg had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,136

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    804

  3. Black or African American

    399

The enrolled student population at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is 64.1% White, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.15% Black or African American, 3.9% Two or More Races, 3.21% Asian, 0.266% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.123% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 149 students (3.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 358 more women than men received degrees from University of South Florida-St Petersburg. The majority of degree recipients at University of South Florida-St Petersburg are white (873 degrees awarded). There were 4.93 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (177 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is General Biological Sciences (127 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (121 degrees) and Accounting (73 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of South Florida-St Petersburg, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (34 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (168 degrees), and Biology (127 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-St Petersburg are Physicians (454,581 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (442,201 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (436,143 people), Other managers (407,891 people), and Postsecondary teachers (309,416 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-St Petersburg are Natural Resources & Conservation (34 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (168 degrees), Biology (127 degrees), Psychology (135 degrees), and English (46 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-St Petersburg are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-St Petersburg are Natural Resources & Conservation (34 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (168 degrees), Biology (127 degrees), Psychology (135 degrees), and English (46 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of South Florida-St Petersburg are Elementary & secondary schools (897,822 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (726,006 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (701,839 people), Legal services (368,076 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (262,497 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Florida-St Petersburg are Natural Resources & Conservation (34 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (168 degrees), Biology (127 degrees), Psychology (135 degrees), and English (46 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-St Petersburg.

Most Common

  1. 127 degrees awarded

  2. 121 degrees awarded

  3. 73 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of South Florida-St Petersburg was General Biological Sciences with 127 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 451

  2. 809

In 2017, 451 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Florida-St Petersburg, which is 0.557 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (809).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 44 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Florida-St Petersburg in General Biological Sciences, which is 0.53 times less than the 83 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 103 degrees were awarded to women at University of South Florida-St Petersburg in General Psychology, which is 3.22 times more than the 32 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

38%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 23% of students graduating from University of South Florida-St Petersburg completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and 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, 1.76% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    873 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    177 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is white (873 degrees awarded). There were 4.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (177 degrees).

1.51% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    557 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    316 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    111 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of South Florida-St Petersburg is white female (557 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (316 degrees).

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Operations

University of South Florida-St Petersburg has an endowment valued at nearly $21.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.68M (26.4%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of South Florida-St Petersburg had a total expenditure of $85.2M. Of that $85.2M, they spent $36.7M on salaries and $85.2M on benefits.

University of South Florida-St Petersburg employs 38 Associate professors, 33 Instructors, and 31 Professors. Most academics at University of South Florida-St Petersburg are Male Professors (22), Female Associate professors(21), and Female Instructors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Florida-St Petersburg are: Office and Administrative Support, with 69 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 64 employees, and Service with 48 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$21.6M

2017 Endowment

17.2%

growth from 2016

University of South Florida-St Petersburg has an endowment valued at about $21.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of South Florida-St Petersburg grew 17.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.52M - Federal

  2. $518k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of South Florida-St Petersburg received $3.52M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $518k 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.

$36.7M

Salary Expenditure

$85.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, University of South Florida-St Petersburg had a total expenditure of $85.2M. Of that $85.2M, they spent $36.7M on salaries and $85.2M 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-St Petersburg as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$36.7M

2017 Salaries

13.4%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of South Florida-St Petersburg paid a median of $36.7M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($85.2M) and a 13.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.582% decline from 2015 and a 5.75% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11M

Instructional Salaries

132

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of South Florida-St Petersburg paid a total of $11M to 132 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

38 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

69 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of South Florida-St Petersburg were Associate professor with 38 employees; Instructor with 33 employees; and Instructor with 31 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Florida-St Petersburg were Office and Administrative Support with 69 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 64 employees; and Service with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of South Florida-St Petersburg was Male Professor with 22 employees, Female Associate professor with 21 employees, and Female Instructor with 17 employees.

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

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