FUSE Requirements

FUSE is a limited-access program that has specific requirements for admission. New HCC students interested in FUSE should follow these additional steps and guidelines:

  • Indicate your FUSE interest on your HCC application.

  • Enroll in an AA degree program and plan to transfer to USF in one of the selected majors. (see list below).

  • You must have the ability to complete the program within 3 years, and you must be academically ready to enroll in the courses that are listed in your selected FUSE transfer track. 

  • You must have no more than 30 credits of college-level coursework already completed. (Credits earned while in high school through dual enrollment or AP testing do apply to this 30-credit-hour rule.)

  • You must meet the minimum test scores on a college placement test listed below.

Subject ACT PERT Old SAT
Prior to March 2016
March 2016 or later
Reading 19 106 440 24
English 17 103
n/a n/a
(College level
is MAT 1033)
19 114 440 24

Please submit your SAT, ACT or PERT scores and AP scores (if you have credits), or visit a campus Test Center to take the PERT Placement Test.

Mail documents to:
Hillsborough Community College
Transcripts Office
1602 N. 15th St.
Tampa, FL 33605
You may also email unofficial test scores to admissions@hccfl.edu.