Dr. Heather Judkins and students studying at the beach

At A Glance

USFSP Fast Facts 2016-17

Bragging Rights

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks USFSP’s Online MBA at #15 in the nation and #2 in Florida. The magazine also ranked the program among the top 20 percent of Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans (2016).
  • Affordable Schools.net ranked USFSP among its “25 Most Exclusive Public Bachelor’s Colleges by Admission Rate” (2016).
  • USFSP’s Kate Tiedemann College of Business is accredited by AACSB International for both business and accounting, a double distinction held by only 1 percent of business schools globally.
  • USFSP’s College of Education has earned accreditation under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Accreditation System.
  • USFSP students have unparalleled opportunities to engage in research and internships including positions with the Smithsonian, White House, NASA, and corporate and community leaders.
  • In 2014, entrepreneur Kate Tiedemann donated $10 million to name the USFSP College of Business.
  • In 2011, USFSP earned the university-wide classification for Community Engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Full USF System Facts 2016-2017 (.pdf)

Full USF System Facts 2015-2016 (.pdf)

*Tuition and fees vary across the USF System.

USFSP Campus

  • Founded: 1965
  • Campus size: 63 acres
  • Number of buildings: 29
  • Residence halls: 2

Student Profile

Fall 2015 Student Profile

  • Fall 2016 Student Count: 4,717
  • Undergraduates: 4,043
    • Male: 1,500
    • Female: 2,543
  • Graduates: 553
    • Male: 181
    • Female: 372
  • Non-Degree Seeking: 121
    • Male: 56
    • Female: 65

New Student Profile

  • FTIC: 396
    • Avg High School GPA: 3.86
    • Avg SAT: 1142
    • Avg ACT: 26
    • Non-white: 35%
  • Transfers: 566
    • From Florida College System: 395
    • Non-white: 31%
  • Graduates: 151

Student Diversity Profile

  • African American: 367
    • Male: 113
    • Female: 254
  • American Indian: 13
    • Male: 8
    • Female: 5
  • Asian: 172
    • Male: 60
    • Female: 112
  • Hispanic: 744
    • Male: 262
    • Female: 482
  • White: 3,093
    • Male: 1,187
    • Female: 1,906
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 7
    • Male: 1
    • Female: 6
  • Two or More Races: 180
    • Male: 48
    • Female: 132
  • Race Not Reported: 99
    • Male: 38
    • Female: 61

International

  • Total: 42
  • Undergraduate: 31
  • Graduate: 11

Degrees, Programs, Accreditation

Degree Offerings

  • Bachelor’s: 24
  • Master’s: 17

Certificate Offerings

  • Undergraduate: 2
  • Graduate:5

Degrees Awarded 2015/16

  • Bachelor’s: 892
  • Master’s: 210

Accreditation

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg is both regionally and nationally accredited. More about USFSP accreditation

Library And Instructional Quality

*USF Library System

  • Volumes Held: 2,643,728
  • Serials: 94,816
  • Databases: 930

*The USF System has five library facilities: the USF Tampa Library, the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library at USF St. Petersburg, the Jane Bancroft Cook Library at USF Sarasota-Manatee, the Hinks and Elaine Shimberg Health Sciences Library, and the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) Research Library.

Instructional Quality Factors

  • Student:Faculty Ratio: 16:1
  • Endowed Chairs: 2
  • Endowed Professorships: 6

Faculty And Staff Profile

Total: 1,000

  • Instructional Faculty: 136
    • Full-time: 134
    • Part-time: 2
  • Other Faculty: 20
    • Full-time: 20
  • Adjuncts: 145 (Part-time Only)
  • Graduate Assistants: 58 (Part-time Only)
  • Administration: 141
  • University Support Personnel: 144
  • Other: 84
  • Student Assistants: 272
  • Administrative: 125
    • Full-time: 125
  • Support Personnel: 124
    • Full-time: 124
  • Other: 76
    • Full-time: 27
    • Part-time: 49
  • Student Assistants: 249 (Part-time Only)