University of South Florida

public university Estd 1956
Tampa, Florida, USA
University of South Florida

University of South Florida Governor of Florida, LeRoy Collins, signed into law House Bill on 18th June 1955, to create a new state university in Hillsborough County. Established in the year 1956, University of South Florida (USF) began to be recognized by its current name on 22nd October 1957 for being the state’s southernmost university at that time. The first president of this institution is John S. Allen. Initially, the university was built on Fowler Avenue property. The space used to be occupied by a private civilian airport which had served as the Hillsborough Army Airfield at the time of World War II. Of-late, the university has 14 colleges that are dedicated to a wide variety of fields in education and even holds the accreditation of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). USF has its vibrant campuses located in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee. These campuses, together, serve 50,000 plus students.

Located in Tampa, Florida, USF’s campus has a world-class infrastructure and offers numerous amenities to its students. The campus gives students excellent residential facilities and dining facilities. It is dotted with dining halls, sidewalk cafes, fast food stalls, a sports pub and coffee shops. The outstanding academic facilities include spacious classrooms, well-equipped computer labs, huge laboratories, auditoriums, bookstores and a library. The campus also features a 28,000 square-foot campus recreation centre complete with a modern fitness centre, aquatics, group fitness classes, club sports, intramural sports and outdoor recreation opportunities. Other services offered by the campus include parking, mail, health and banking facilities.

USF offers more than 180 majors in various fields of education such as accounting, advertising, anthropology, sciences, arts, architecture, engineering, business, computer science, communication, environment, economics, social sciences, mathematics, law, management, finance, marketing and nursing. The university houses more than 47,800 students and over 15,370 staff members and has a student-faculty ratio of 21:1. 10% of the student population consists of international students from across 128 countries.

Using its collaborations with numerous national and international academic institutions and prestigious firms, the university strives to provide its students with excellent career prospects. With a large network of over 228,000 alumni, USF is associated with several notable people. Alan Boss is a successful astrophysicist and has been the chair of many International Astronomical Unions. Aasif Mandvi is a popular actor and comedian. Mark Consuelos is an actor well-known for his role of Hiram Lodge in Riverdale and Mateo Santos in All My Children. Hulk Hogan, is a former pro wrestler, television personality, actor, musician and entrepreneur. J. R. Reed used to be an American football safety. Lobo is a famous singer-songwriter who scored several U.S. Top 10 hits in the early 1970s. Many other distinguished and successful people are the alumni of USF.

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 311, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.5 Lakh

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MS in Business Analytics / Information Systems
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 650, GRE : 321
  • Fees - INR 22.1 Lakh

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Duration - 18 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 11.5 Lakh

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Master of Science in Engineering Management
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 302, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.5 Lakh

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MS in Industrial Engineering (MSIE)
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 300, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.5 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1160, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.5 Lakh

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Master of Science in Civil Engineering (M.S.C.E.)
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 300, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.5 Lakh

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Master of Science in Finance
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 550, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 11.5 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MEM - 1 CourseGRE - 302 & Above
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
MS - 14 CoursesGRE - 296-311
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
MIM - 6 CoursesGRE - 305-321
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
BSc - 3 CoursesSAT - 1160 & Above
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
MA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
MArch - 2 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
BE/Btech - 6 CoursesSAT - 1160 & Above
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
BBA - 8 CoursesSAT - 1160-1260
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
Other Courses - 2 CoursesIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
SAT - 1160-1260

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for few courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 30
Type of deadlineRegular
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 15ᵗʰ Feb 2020 - 1ˢᵗ Jun 2021
Spring - 1ˢᵗ Jul 2020 - 15ᵗʰ Oct 2021
Summer - 15ᵗʰ Jan - 15ᵗʰ Feb 2021

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MEM - 1 Course1.5 - 2 YearsINR 11.5L
USD 15,652
MS - 14 Courses12 - 30 MonthsINR 8.9L - 23.1L
USD 12,174 - 31,578
MIM - 6 Courses1 - 2 YearsINR 11.5L - 22.1L
USD 15,652 - 30,132
MBA - 1 Course18 MonthsINR 14.3L
USD 19,479
BSc - 3 Courses4 YearsINR 12.2L - 12.6L
USD 16,675 - 17,250
MA - 1 Course3 YearsINR 13.4L
USD 18,261
MArch - 2 Courses1.5 - 2 YearsINR 17.6L - 18.1L
USD 24,060 - 24,653
BE/Btech - 6 Courses4 YearsINR 11.8L - 13.5L
USD 16,100 - 18,400
BBA - 8 Courses4 YearsINR 12.6L - 13.9L
USD 17,250 - 18,975
Other Courses - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 12.6L - 12.7L
USD 17,250 - 17,324

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