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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/

Private
Co-ed
8,697
Undergraduate
Students
(58.4%) 5,082 Women
(41.6%) 3,615 Men
931
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,040
Tuition and Fees
$30,884
Room and Board
$11,526
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$18,244
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,034
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
394
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
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Campus Life

Tampa Population
347,645
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tampa-St. Petersburg, Clearwater
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
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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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
4.6% Black/African-American
13.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.3% White
10.2% Unknown
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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