Quick Facts


Points of Pride

  • 92 percent of our graduates are “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their experience.
  • There are over 30 student clubs and organizations, including Rowing.
  • Our students enjoy a personalized education with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • There are over 17,000 alumni in the area.
  • Siesta key, the nation’s number 1 beach is just a short drive from campus.
  • 8 out of 10 USFSM faculty hold the highest degree in their field.
  • USFSM offers over 100 internship and research opportunities for students.
  • USF Sarasota-Manatee has over 300 employees that help to serve an enrollment of 2,041.

Our Students are Prepared

USFSM has Four Dynamic Colleges

  • College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Science & Mathematics
  • College Hospitality & Tourism Leadership

Over 40 Academic Programs

  • Bachelor’s degrees
  • Master’s degrees
  • Certificate programs
  • Fully and separately accredited

USFSM is Growing

Here are just a few of our initiatives:

USFSM’s New Labs at Mote Marine Laboratory

USFSM’s collaborative partnership with Mote Marine Laboratory means a fully realized, hands-on undergraduate science program.

PAInT: Partnership for Arts-Integrated Teaching

USFSM’s College of Education immerses faculty and future teachers in participatory arts experiences that enhance learning.

Robust New General Education Curriculum

Welcoming its first-ever freshman class, USFSM developed a new core curriculum of goals, learning outcomes, values and skills that all students must master.