UT

University of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, United States
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  • Total Documents
    1,055
  • Class Notes
    765
  • Textbook Notes
    116
  • Study Guides
    175
  • Currently Enrolled
    1,272
  • Previously Enrolled
    736

Overview of University of Tampa (UT)

About this school

The University of Tampa, founded in 1931, is a private, comprehensive university. It is located in one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., the place to be for jobs and career building. Money Magazine says that Tampa is one of the four best cities in the world in which to be young today. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business and Liberal Arts and Sciences. Special opportunities include honors program, the Gateways Program for freshmen, peer tutoring, the writing center, internships, study abroad and NCAA Division II sports. The school offers academic, athletic and ROTC scholarships in addition to need-based aid. Its 75-acre campus is located in central Tampa. Plant Hall, dating from 1891, is a national historic landmark, a classic example of Moorish architecture and the school's main classroom and administration building.
  • Website


    www.ut.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:7,974
    • Men:3,318 (41.6%)
    • Women:4,656 (58.4%)

Location

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Admission Information (UT)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Tampa is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
401 West Kennedy Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Tampa, FL  33606-1490
Phone
(813) 253-6211
Fax
(813) 254-4955
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15, Januray 15
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
53% of 20,495 applicants were admitted
Women
52% of 13,230 applicants were admitted
Men
56% of 7,265 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,504 (23%) of 10,915 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,498 (22%) of 6,839 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,006 (25%) of 4,076 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
590 average |530-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
31%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
8%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
590 average |540-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
35%
• Score 500 - 600
55%
• Score 400 - 500
7%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UT)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,426 (65.03614898874348%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,502 (24.027637961014%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,500 (3.431866019950581%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,280 (7.504347030291937%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Tampa accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001538
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,807 (84.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,396 (77.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,393 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
139 (10.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$17,346
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,360 (97.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,320
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,217 (87.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,568
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,309 (94.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
608 (28.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,568

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,605 (72.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,611 (82.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,601 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
368 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$17,438
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,483 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,686
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,046 (87.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,432
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 4,362 (94.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2,271 (29.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,997

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,048
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, English, International Studies, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,000

Academics & Instruction (UT)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


338

Part-Time Faculty


404

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


41%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 46% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 56% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
532,071

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
802
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Tampa provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.8%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


47.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


57.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


58.7%

Programs & Majors (UT)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (47)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
  • Digital Arts
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Chemistry/business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (17)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Writing

Campus Life (UT)

Location & Geography

Population


347,645

Nearest Metropolitan Area


110 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Tampa-St. Petersburg, Clearwater

Weather


Temperature
50 average low in January, 89.5 average high in September
Rain
107 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Tampa
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Tampa
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Tampa

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


53% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


47%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Spartan
School Colors
Red, black, and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Tampa offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, greek life, student government, peace (volunteer organization), student productions, minaret

Sororities


25% of women participate

Fraternities


15% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


7,728

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
7,974
Women
4,656
Men
3,318

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.2% Asian
  • 5.6% Black/African-American
  • 13.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 67.6% White
  • 7.0% Unknown

International Students


10.0% from 140 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources (UT)

Study resources