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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 52%
Applicants who took ACT: 48%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 34%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 6%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 40%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 40%
SAT I Math score 700+: 8%
SAT I Math score 600+: 48%
ACT score 24-29: 66%
ACT score 30-36: 16%
ACT score 24+: 82%
Students applied: 30,386
Students admitted: 13,563
Admission rate: 45%
Students per faculty: 24
4-year graduation rate: 43%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 31,111
Full-time enrolled men: 10,791
Full-time enrolled women: 13,297
Part-time enrolled men: 3,347
Part-time enrolled women: 3,676
Freshmen retained: 88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,336
Fees (in state): $74
Tuition (out of state): $17,250
Fees (out of state): $74
Room and board: $9,700
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $17,310
Total cost (out of state): $28,224
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$10,141
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,763
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$21,055
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$25,677
Average debt at graduation: $22,899

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 60%
Average need-based aid: $7,169
Average non-need-based aid: $2,547

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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