About University of South Florida
The University of South Florida (USF) is a high-impact, global research university located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida's spectacular west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and among the top 50 universities, public or private, for federal research expenditures. The university is one of only four Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.3 percent of all universities.
Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. The USF System includes three separately accredited institutions by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014