Thank you for taking time to learn more about the University of South Florida, a high-impact, global research university dedicated to the success of its students. Located in Tampa Florida, it is a leading metropolitan university which plays a central role in growing a knowledge economy. At USF, we are focused on formulating bold ideas and using our research resources to create innovative solutions for our global community. Offering 105 Masters courses and 44 Doctoral courses, USF enrolls over 10,000 postgraduate students with over 130 different countries represented.USF ranks among the top 250 world class colleges and universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2012-2013) which measures universities across their core missions of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The University of South Florida has a strong commitment to the education of future generations of scholars, researchers and leaders in professional fields and is an exciting and rewarding place to study at the postgraduate level. I invite you to explore our web site and discover why USF is one of the top-ranked universities in the nation.