Imagine yourself at USF Sarasota-Manatee. Once you do, you won't want to be anywhere else. Here you'll find a small, personalized learning environment with expert faculty, diverse programs and endless opportunities. At USFSM, you can create new connections, explore your interests and advance your career. Here is where it all begins.

Find Your Passion

Whether you know exactly what you want to study or you are still exploring options, we have a variety of programs to suit your individual goals and interests. If you're undecided about what you want to study, try our My Compass tools to match your skills or career goals with a USFSM program!

USFSM MyCompass

Freshman: Take the First Step

From enrollment to graduation and beyond, USFSM is committed to your success. We’ll help you find your passion, expand your network and build your resume. We offer hundreds of scholarship and internship opportunities alongside an affordable tuition plan. We’re here to support your dreams every step of the way.

Freshmen Admissions USFSM

Transfer: Continue Your Journey

With accessible advisors and a variety of admission options, we make the college transfer process simple. Between student-led campus events and partnerships with world-renowned organizations, you can take your college experience to the next level.

USFSM Transfer Students

Graduate: Take the Next Step

Looking to increase your expertise and advance your career? With affordable tuition, flexible scheduling, over 17,000 alumni in the area and world-class faculty, USFSM has the tools and experiences to help you achieve your goals.

Graduate Students USFSM

Walk with the Bulls

We offer several opportunities to visit our scenic campus on Sarasota Bay. Take a campus tour, visit a class, meet with your admissions counselor, or enjoy an open house to see why you should choose USFSM.

Campus Tours USFSM

Paying for College

At USFSM, you’ll discover a wide variety of financial support opportunities such as scholarships, grants, internships, work study programs and student loans that can offer significant – or even complete – financial assistance.

USFSM Financial Aid

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