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Freshman Admissions

Freshman applicants are one of the following


For relevant forms please see the Undergraduate Forms page.

Admission Factors

Admission to USF Sarasota-Manatee is competitive based on a variety of factors, including strength of the high school curriculum, record of academic achievement, standardized test scores, and special talents in and out of the classroom.

High school students apply for admission following completion of their junior year.

Recommended admission factors include the following:

Academic CoursesUnits Required for Admission
English4 (3 with substantial writing)
Mathematics4 (Algebra I or above)
Natural Sciences3 (2 with substantial lab)
Social Sciences3
Foreign Language2 (in same language)
Academic Electives2

Application Dates

Admission to the freshmen class is competitive and students are encouraged to apply early.

Janurary 2, 2014 Priority consideration
Apply by this date for automatic scholarship consideration.
Janurary 30, 2014 Priority FAFSA deadline for freshmen scholarship awards
May 1, 2014 Fall application deadline

Freshman Admissions Checklist