Take charge of your future.
Become a Bull.

At USF Sarasota-Manatee, we believe a personalized approach to learning makes all the difference. When you join our community, you’re more than just another student. Our focus is on you every step of the way: your discoveries, your growth, your dreams.

Points of Pride

  • 92 percent of our graduates are “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their experience.
  • There are over 30 student clubs and organizations, including our Rowing team.
  • Our students enjoy a personalized education with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • There are over 17,000 alumni in the area.
  • Siesta key, the nation’s number 1 beach, is just a short drive from campus.
  • Eight out of 10 USFSM faculty hold the highest degree in their field.
  • USFSM offers over 400 internship and research opportunities for students.
  • USFSM has over 300 employees that help to serve an enrollment of 2,041.

Find your passion.

This may be Bulls Country, but we’re not your typical herd. We tailor educational paths to every student’s goals and interests. We know everyone by name and we have an established support system dedicated to your success – even after commencement ends.

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Walk with the Bulls.

We offer you a true sense of place with a scenic campus along Sarasota Bay. But don’t just take our word for it – talk with your peers at an open house or campus tour! Explore our halls, picture yourself in our classrooms and meet current students and faculty to see why so many fall in love with USFSM.

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Learn About Sarasota Manatee Community

Explore the area.

We’re located in the heart of Sarasota and Manatee counties, where there’s never a lack of things to do or places to explore. Between world-renowned beaches, nationally-recognized organizations, outdoor activities, abundant nightlife and the best in arts and entertainment – all within a few miles of campus – USFSM offers far more than your traditional hometown campus.

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USF Sarasota Manatee Research

Start your research.

USFSM’s Biology program uses off-site labs located at Mote Marine Laboratory. Learn from professional researchers and scientists to gain real-world, hands-on experiences.

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 The Culinary Innovation Lab at USF Sarasota Manatee

Be innovative.

Hoping to get involved with the hospitality industry? Become a leader in hospitality and tourism by taking advantage of USFSM’s Culinary Innovation Lab, a state-of-the-art teaching facility in Lakewood Ranch.

Learn About the CIL

 USF Sarasota Manatee promotes Student Success and Research in the local community


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