University of South Florida
|President:||Dr. Judy Genshaft|
Established in 1956, the University of South Florida is one of Florida’s top public research universities. USF is the nation’s ninth largest public university with more than 46,000 students study on one of the University of South Florida campuses located in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota and Lakeland. The university offers 219 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialty and doctoral levels.
The university’s successful commitment in providing high quality learning and research opportunities to students and building community and business partnerships was recognized by The Carnegie Foundation. USF was named a top tier research university and one of 39 four-year public universities classified as “Community Engaged”, the only one in Florida. In addition, USF was named in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2009 ranking as a top 20 of “up and coming universities”.
The University of South Florida continues to focus on student success, community engagement, and research and innovation.