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University of South Florida
Motto Truth and Wisdom
Established 1956
Type Flagship
Endowment US$411 million
Chairman John B. Ramil
President Judy Genshaft
Provost Ralph Wilcox
Academic staff 2,358
Students 47,122
Undergraduates 36,358
Postgraduates 9,355
Location Tampa, Florida, United States
Campus Urban, 1,913 acres (7.7 km2)
Newspaper The Oracle
  Green and Gold
Athletics NCAA Division I, The American
Nickname Bulls
Mascot Rocky the Bull
Affiliations State University System of Florida
University of South Florida Wordmark.svg
USF Marshall Center Running of the Bulls
The USF Marshall Center.

The University of South Florida is a public university in Tampa, Florida. The university has about 45,713 students. It was founded in 1956. The current president of the university is Judy Genshaft.


The athletics teams of the university are called the Bulls. They have 15 varsity teams and they compete in the American Athletic Conference.

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