University of South Florida Graduate School

University of South Florida (referred to as USF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tampa, FL.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of USF is $10,428 for Florida residents and $21,126 for out-of-state students. The school has 11,553 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 49,600 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of South Florida (referred to as USF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tampa, FL.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1965 - Current).
USF Directory Information
School NameUniversity of South Florida (USF)
Address4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620-9951
Phone813-974-2011
Webhttps://www.usf.edu
Online Applicationhttps://secure.vzcollegeapp.com/usf
Financial Infohttps://usfweb2.usf.edu/finaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of USF is $10,428 for Florida residents and $21,126 for out-of-state students. The school has 11,553 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 49,600 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 267 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 36 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,126
$10,428 for Florida Residents
Student Population11,553
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs267 graduate programs
(36 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at USF is $10,428 for Florida residents and $21,126 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $435 for Florida residents and $880 for out-of-state students.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Florida Residents$10,428
Out-of-State$21,126
Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida Residents$435
Out-of-State$880
USF offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)36 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of South Florida is $10,428 for Florida residents and $21,126 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$8,350$2,078$19,048$2,078
2019-2020$8,350$2,078$19,048$2,078
2020-2021$8,350$2,078$19,048$2,078
2021-2022$8,350$2,078$19,048$2,078
2022-2023$8,350$2,078$19,048$2,078
The graduate school tuition & fees of USF is average compared to public graduate schools in Florida. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Florida graduate tuition is $24,427 (public) / $16,041 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of South Florida$10,428$21,126
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Florida Graduate Schools$14,054$17,230
Public$10,002$24,427
Private$16,041
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,472 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at USF.
On-campus living costs are increased by 4.82% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,694. Off-campus living costs are increased by 16.72% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,610$4,100$9,820$4,100
2019-2020$11,836$4,100$9,920$4,100
2020-2021$12,256$4,100$10,062$4,100
2021-2022$12,568$4,100$10,202$4,100
2022-2023$12,622$4,850$11,844$4,850
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $435 for Florida residents and $880 for other students at University of South Florida. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$431$877
2019-2020$431$877
2020-2021$435$880
2021-2022$435$880
2022-2023$435$880
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $33,726 for Florida residents and $54,916 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for medical school at USF.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of South Florida
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$29,175$4,551$49,355$5,561
Pharmacy$16,610$3,295$34,355$4,182

Graduate Programs at USF

University of South Florida offers 166 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,978 students have completed their study at University of South Florida.
Offered Degrees at University of South Florida
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree113273,182
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship461344
Doctor's degree - other50426
Post Master's Degree2126
Total166293,978
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of South Florida by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 15 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 362 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 165 completers.
University of South Florida offers 166 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,978 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 3,182 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 426 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 26 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 10 completers-
Environmental Science10-
Architecture [+] 43 completers-
Architecture24$42,400
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning11-
Environmental Design/Architecture8-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 6 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization--
Latin American Studies2-
Women's Studies4-
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 25 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
Mass Communication/Media Studies5-
Journalism--
Journalism (other)17-
Advertising1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 203 completers-
Information Technology10-
Information Science/Studies36-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst116$81,900
Computer Science41-
Education [+] (9 completers) 254 completers-
Education2-
Curriculum and Instruction52$40,400
Educational Leadership and Administration39$57,100
Educational/Instructional Technology29-
Special Education and Teaching8$43,100
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented1-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services15$42,500
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching-$42,300
Elementary Education and Teaching28-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education12-
Foreign Language Teacher Education2-
Mathematics Teacher Education3-
Music Teacher Education6-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching9-
Reading Teacher Education23-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education5-
Social Science Teacher Education6-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education11-
Engineering [+] 187 completers-
Engineering--
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering21-
Chemical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering27$64,900
Computer Engineering8-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering52$87,100
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering16-
Materials Engineering9-
Mechanical Engineering32-
Industrial Engineering16-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 29 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management29$78,600
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 14 completers-
Linguistics7-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
English Language and Literature [+] 13 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Creative Writing6-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 15 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies15-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 129 completers$37,100
Library and Information Science129$37,100
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 263 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences20-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology3-
Bioinformatics9-
Biotechnology12-
Conservation Biology5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)214$32,900
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics4-
Statistics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 103 completers-
Gerontology8-
Sustainability Studies95$34,000
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 45 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management16-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science29-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 10 completers-
Philosophy--
Religion/Religious Studies10-
Physical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical2-
Physics4-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 67 completers-
Psychology12-
School Psychology10-
Applied Psychology7-
Applied Behavior Analysis38-
Psychology (other)-$41,100
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 107 completers$45,500
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration26-
Critical Infrastructure Protection81-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 169 completers-
Public Administration28$50,300
Social Work141$40,700
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 85 completers-
Anthropology14-
Criminology48-
Economics9-
Geography6-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 32 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts6-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Music Performance21-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 698 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist62-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management12-
Physician Assistant48-
Athletic Training/Trainer33-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)29-
Public Health169$48,300
Public Health (other)12-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor35-
Medical Informatics86-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse209$93,600
Nurse Anesthetist3-
Business [+] (1 completers) 635 completers-
Business/Commerce55-
Business Administration and Management362$61,800
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management16-
Accounting66$59,000
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies33-
Finance44-
Hospitality Administration/Management4-
Marketing/Marketing Management55-
Real Estate--
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total3,182
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 10 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric10-
Education [+] (1 completers) 65 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction56$66,100
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor3-
Engineering [+] 75 completers-
Engineering--
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3-
Chemical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering7-
Computer Engineering13-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering25-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering7-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Industrial Engineering9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] --
Linguistics--
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology9-
Oncology and Cancer Biology6-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)15-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 10 completers-
Mathematics10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Gerontology5-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] --
Philosophy--
Physical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Chemistry14-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical4-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] 22 completers-
Psychology13-
School Psychology5-
Applied Behavior Analysis4-
Human Services [+] --
Social Work--
Social Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Anthropology5-
Criminology2-
Economics2-
Geography (other)4-
International Relations and Affairs1-
Sociology4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Music4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist--
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist2-
Public Health20-
Behavioral Aspects of Health5-
Nursing Science3-
Nursing Practice--
Business [+] 25 completers-
Business Administration and Management25-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total344
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 426 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist11-
Medicine165-
Pharmacy98-
Physical Therapy/Therapist47-
Nursing Practice105-
Total426
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 26 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction15-
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Total26

Graduate Student Population at USF

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 11,553 students enrolled into University of South Florida graduate schools where it has total 49,600 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 6,834 full-time and 4,719 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,523 male and 7,030 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,5534,5237,030
Full-time6,8342,9313,903
Part-tme4,7191,5923,127
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,829 White (41.80%), 925 Black/African American (8.01%), 1,609 Hispanic (13.93%), 634 Asian (5.49%), and 3,556 students with other races. 2,489 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,5534,5237,030
American Indian/Native American1376
Asian634234400
Black/African American925263662
Hispanic1,6095041,105
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander918
White4,8291,6653,164
Two More25574181
Un-Known790333457
Non-resident Alien2,4891,4421,047
University of South Florida offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,214 graduate students (27.82% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,471 graduate students (21.39% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total11,553
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,214
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,471
Not in Online Courses5,868
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of South Florida. 3,415 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.56% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.01%), 524 students are aged above 50 (4.54%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of South Florida.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,5534,5237,030
Age 18-19101
Age 20-2121972147
Age 22-243,1961,2121,984
Age 25-294,0161,6712,345
Age 30-341,672684988
Age 35-39911336575
Age 40-491,008365643
Age 50-64493166327
Over 64311714
Age Un-Known606

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