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We are excited that you are interested in applying for a degree program at the University of South Florida! The Tampa Bay area is a vibrant, multi-cultural, metropolitan location and our institution offers a wide range of academic programs. If you are admitted to one of our academic programs, our office will assist you with the required immigration documents for applying for a student visa. Your first step is to apply through the university's admission offices.
Students seeking a bachelor’s degree program are considered undergraduate students and would apply online for admission at Undergraduate Admissions. Students seeking graduate degree programs at the masters and doctoral level would apply online at Graduate Admissions. Students with a TOEFL score below 79 or IELTS score below 6.5 may apply to the Pathways Program offered by INTO USF. All websites include application checklists, links to programs offered, and general information about the university.
International applicants may be considered for university scholarships. For more information on undergraduate scholarship opportunities visit Undergraduate International Scholarships. For more information on graduate scholarship opportunities visit Graduate Funding Opportunities.
NOTE: F-1 student visa regulations allow students to enroll in only one 3 credit hour online/distance learning course per the official full-time equivalent for the degree level of study. Therefore, the F-1 visa is not appropriate for any degree program that is offered completing via distance learning or online courses.