The University of Tampa
Tampa, FL 33606-1490


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 8,232
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,123 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

The University of Tampa is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 19,947 applications and only 9,634 students were granted admission. The University of Tampa is at the #46 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 53% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 67% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT990 to 1160
ACT22 to 27

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, The University of Tampa's tuition was $25,858 for all students regardless of residency (3.5% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of The University of Tampa's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 22% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,155 (which is 5.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at The University of Tampa in 2016-2017, was 1,298, which is 72% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,680 (which is 3.6% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, The University of Tampa has enrolled a total of 8,232 students (7,447 students full-time and 785 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 8,232 students, 535 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 7,379 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 853 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 58%

Hispanic: 12%

Non-resident alien: 12%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Black/African American: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at The University of Tampa.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 29% 550
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 19% 356
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 11% 200
Education 9% 165
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 60
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 33
Physical Sciences 1% 26
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 24
Natural Resources And Conservation 1% 20
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1% 18

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of The University of Tampa full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of The University of Tampa graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,800. Last year, out of the total 1,582 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,455 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,708 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,520 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $37,800 $45,800
Employment Rate 92% 89%
Total Graduates 1,582 1,708

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of The University of Tampa.

Everest University-Tampa
3.9 mile away
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7.9 mile away
Eckerd College
20.7 mile away
Saint Leo University
29.7 mile away
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32.2 mile away
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