University of South Florida-St. Petersburg

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University of South Florida-St. Petersburg can be found in St. Petersburg, FL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 4,300 students are enrolled at University of South Florida-St. Petersburg.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to University of South Florida-St. Petersburg. A score in the range of 1450 to 1720 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the University of South Florida-St. Petersburg average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.38. 44% of all those students that apply are admitted to University of South Florida-St. Petersburg, from which 40 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at usfsp.edu.

Overall University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

44.0%

The overall acceptance rate for University of South Florida-St. Petersburg was reported as 44.0% in Fall 2013 with over 3,200 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1450 - 1720
  • ACT Scores: 21 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into University of South Florida-St. Petersburg?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of South Florida-St. Petersburg, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of South Florida-St. Petersburg has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 54.8%
  • 2010-2011: 52.4%
  • 2011-2012: 45.6%
  • 2012-2013: 51.3%
  • 2013-2014: 44.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 48.0%

How Does University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Compare?

44.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of South Florida-St. Petersburg is twenty-six percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Eckerd College71.0%
Clearwater Christian College70.1%
Florida College58.8%
New College of Florida60.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants3,19535.1%64.9%
Admitted1,40632.8%67.2%
Enrolled56231.7%68.3%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of South Florida-St. Petersburg (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 590
Math490 - 570
Writing470 - 560
Total Score1450 - 1720
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 26
Math21 - 25
Composite Score21 - 25
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