Mission Statement

The University of South Florida Sarasota‐Manatee provides high quality bachelor’s and graduate‐level education and scholarly activity in a personalized learning community that prepares successful leaders and responsible citizens.

Why this mission?

Vision Statement

As a valued member of the USF System, the University of South Florida Sarasota‐Manatee will be nationally recognized as a student‐centered, research focused, community‐engaged university with significant economic and cultural impact to the region.

Why this vision?

USF Sarasota‐Manatee will grow enrollment and reputation by offering the highest quality advanced education programs for the region. This high quality will be reflected in our students’ successes by attracting and retaining highly qualified faculty, expanding research impact, and achieving continuous national accreditation for its programs. USF Sarasota‐Manatee’s community engagement commitment will be recognized for its significant impact on the quality of life in the region.


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