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.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
8,697
Undergraduates
3,618
Men - 41.6%
5,080
Women - 58.4%
931
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
44% of 23,341 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
590 average
550-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590 average
550-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$48,040
Tuition and Fees
$30,884
Room and Board
$11,526
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$18,244
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,503
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
394
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
6%
10-19
30%
20-29
46%
30-39
14%
40-49
1%
50-99
2%
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Tampa-St. Petersburg, Clearwater Population
347,645
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tampa-St. Petersburg, Clearwater
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
49% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Spartan
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
1.9%
Black/African-American
4.6%
Hispanic/Latino
13.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
66.3%
Unknown
10.2%
International Students
8.0% from 140 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
49.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
14.0%
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