Founded in 1965, the University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, has a history rich with academic excellence, entrepreneurial spirit and ingenuity. Throughout its history this academic cove on Bayboro Harbor has embraced enormous change as Florida’s need for higher education intensified. USF Saint Petersburg was the first regional higher education institution in Florida. The stated mission of the USF, Saint Petersburg, is to “inspire scholars to lead lives of impact.”
USF Saint Petersburg offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees from the following colleges:
- College of Arts and Sciences
- Kate Tiedemann College of Business
- College of Education
Online learning offered at USF St. Petersburg is web-based, meaning interaction between instructors and students is conducted online. Some classes may have an on-campus orientation but the rest of class then occurs online. Three graduate degrees are available in fully online formats.