How much does it cost to attend?

In State Florida Resident Sticker Price
$21,410
In State Costs for University of South Florida Main Campus
Fee Cost
Tuition$4,559
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,851
Room and Board $9,700
Other Expenses Budget$4,100
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$32,324
Out of State Costs for University of South Florida Main Campus
Fee Cost
Tuition$15,473
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,851
Room and Board $9,700
Other Expenses Budget$4,100

Residents of Florida pay an annual total price of $21,410 to attend University of South Florida Main Campus on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,559 for tuition, $9,700 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $1,851 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $32,324 which is 51% higher than Florida residents. The tuition charge is $15,473 while room and board is $9,700, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $1,851.

All price data is sourced from the 2017/2018 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of South Florida Main Campus when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$11,766
Net Price by Income University of South Florida Main Campus
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,399
$30,001 to $48,000$9,338
$48,001 to $75,000$12,545
$75,001 to $110,000$16,428
$110,000+$17,333

The average reported annual net price for University of South Florida Main Campus for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,766 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid University of South Florida Main Campus
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $7,937 79%
Pell Grant $4,593 34%
Federal Student Loan $8,482 39%

The average reported annual net price for University of South Florida Main Campus for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,766 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of South Florida Main Campus, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $50,012. The loan balance of $50,012 is a four year multiple of the $12,503 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $522 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $50,012
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $522.18
Total Interest Paid $12,649.88
Sum of All Loan Payments $62,661.88

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$85,640
Year Florida Residents Non Residents
1 $21,410 $32,324
2 $21,460 $32,400
3 $21,511 $32,476
4 $21,561 $32,553

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of South Florida Main Campus to be $85,640 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of South Florida Main Campus
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Florida Residents $211 $633 $844
Out of State Residents $575 $1,725 $2,300

Estimated cost for a class at University of South Florida Main Campus based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of South Florida Main Campus versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of South Florida Main Campus Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=137351 IPEDS survey data for University of South Florida Main Campus.