The University of South Florida, also known as USF, is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, one of the state’s three flagship universities for public research, and is located in Tampa, Florida, USA. Founded in 1956, USF is the ninth largest university in the nation and the third largest in the state of Florida, with a total enrollment of 47,122 as of 2009. USF has an autonomous campus in St. Petersburg, and branch centers in Sarasota and Lakeland.
USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a “very high research” institution. In 2009, the University of South Florida was recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as the fastest growing research university in the United States. Furthermore, in its 2010 ranking, the IPO placed USF 9th among all universities worldwide in the number of US patents granted. The university has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion.

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The University of South Florida main campus is located at:
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620
Phone: 813-974-2011
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Los Angeles Times: Devastating floods might be more common than we thought, study says (months ago),

USF Sun Dome Dazzles With Artistic Expression (years back), The recently renovated USF Sun Dome is a focal point for USF athletics, concerts and events, and offers more than a typical venue.

Sharing Big Ideas on Media and Youth Activism (years back), Young people using social media don't deserve to be called "slacktivists," says this semester's Humanities Institute Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, renowned media critic, Henry Jenkins.

USF Breaks Records for New Patents, Licenses and Startup Companies (years back), High-impact research and a culture of innovation support University of South Florida's success.

New Regional Chancellor is Named at USF Sarasota (years back), USF System President Judy Genshaft taps Dr. Sandra Stone, Dalton State College Vice President for Academic Affairs, to lead the growing institution.

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