Overview

Applicants
4,255
Acceptance Rate
39%
Average HS GPA
3.76

GPA Breakdown

50%
Over 3.75
18%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
570 - 650
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
530 - 600
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
22 - 26

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Early Action — November 15

Regular — May 1


Other Admission Factors


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
18:1
Total Faculty
295
with Terminal Degree
173

152
Women
143
Men
71
Minority
8
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • Business/Managerial Economics.
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
  • Finance, General.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
  • Management Information Systems, General.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Mass Communication/Media Studies.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Computational and Applied Mathematics.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Anthropology.
  • Criminology.
  • Economics, General.
  • Geography.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Social Sciences, General.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Graphic Design.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,489

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,476

Average Need-Based Loan
$6,305

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
46%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$21,394

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$4,206
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$15,473
Required Fees
$1,615
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$3,858
Transportation for Commuters
$1,600

On-Campus Room and Board
$11,610
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
4,153
Foreign Countries Represented
58

Demographics

3.49%
Asian
7.61%
African-American
18.71%
Hispanic
61.99%
Caucasian
2.90%
Unknown

64% female
36% male
4% are out of state
67% are full time
33% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
14%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
51%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Student Disability Services

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Barry McDowell

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Required for LD

Aptitude, achievement, cognition battery of evaluation

Documentation Required for ADHD

Psychological evaluation

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
No

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
Yes

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
100
Number of Honor Societies
6

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations

Sports

Athletic Division
Other


Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: Pride student organization, Safe Zone training, gender neutral restrooms

Minority Support Groups: Office of Multicultural Affairs, http://www.usfsp.edu/multicultural/

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

95/99
AASHE STARS® rating
SILVER
School Has Formal Sustainability Committee
Yes

Sustainability-focused degree available
Yes

School employs a sustainability officer
Yes

Public GHG inventory plan
Yes

Available Transportation Alternatives

Bike Share
Yes

Car Sharing Program
Yes

Condensed Work Week Option For Employees
Yes

Free Or Reduced Price Transit Passes And/Or Free Campus Shuttle
Yes

Indoor And Secure Bike Storage, Shower Facilities, And Lockers For Bicycle Commuters
Yes

Reduced Parking Fees For Car And Van Poolers
Yes

School Adopted A Policy Prohibiting Idling
Yes

School Developed Bicycle Plan
Yes

School Offers A Telecommute Program For Employees
Yes
Data provided by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), STARS®, as of March, 2018.

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple, Dell

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Admissions Office

Address
140 Seventh Ave., South
BAY 117
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Phone
727-873-4142

Email
admissions@usfsp.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Waterfront
Pool
Butterfly Garden
Fish tank in University Student Center
Bullseye

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Dali Museum
The Hanger
Jannus Live
Grand Prix
Saturday Morning Market

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates:
Times:
Average Length:

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times
interview is not required

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
N/A

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements
check with academic department

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxis, bus, airports: Tampa, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Albert Whitted

Local Accommodations
Hilton St. Petersburg - Bayfront Hampton Inn & Suites, St. Petersburg - Downtown Courtyard Days Inn Hotel Indigo Ponce de Leon


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