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The University of Tampa (colloquially referred to as “UT”) is a privately owned and operated, four-year, coeducational university located in Tampa, Florida. UT offers over 150 bachelor’s degrees and 10 master’s degrees in various fields of study including business, management, finance, accounting, teacher education, instructional design and technology, marketing, administration, creative writing and nursing. In its Best 296 Business Schools publication Princeton Review recognized the University of Tampa Sykes College of Business as one of America’s outstanding business business schools.

General Information

Admission Office

401 West Kennedy Boulevard

Tampa, FL 33606-1490

(813) 253-6211

(888) 646-2738

Fax: (813) 258-7398

Contact: Barbara Strickler

Vice President for Enrollment
Main Address

401 West Kennedy Boulevard

Tampa, FL 33606-1490

(813) 253-3333

Total undergrads: 5,128

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,237

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,081

Graduate enrollment: 672


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 52%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $20,682 $21,712 $22,482 $23,218 +3.27%
Books and Supplies $934 $988 $1,054 $1,086 +3.04%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,616 $7,978 $8,296 $8,590 +3.54%
Other $1,276 $1,311 $1,398 $1,440 +3.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $4,800 $4,900 $4,900 $5,047 +3.00%
Other $1,630 $1,644 $1,784 $1,837 +2.97%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $30,508 $31,989 $33,230 $34,334 +3.32%
In-state Off Campus $28,046 $29,244 $30,220 $31,188 +3.20%
In-state with Family $21,616 $22,700 $23,536 $24,304 +3.26%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $9,072
In-state Student Fees $80
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $9,072
Out-of-state Student Fees $80

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,154 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,136 92% $11,191,580 $9,852
• Federal grants 187 15% $869,562 $4,650
• Pell grants 184 15% $603,288 $3,279
• Other Federal grants 173 14% $266,274 $1,539
Local and state government scholarships or grants 401 33% $1,978,225 $4,933
Institutional scholarships or grants 1,118 91% $8,343,793 $7,463
Student loans 595 48% $4,550,566 $7,648
• Federal student loans 585 48% $3,335,807 $5,702
• Other student loans 117 10% $1,214,759 $10,383

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOC/PHD AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 1039 332 16
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 55
Biochemistry 11
Biology/biological Sciences, General 32
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 326 273 15
Accounting 48 19
Business Administration and Management, General 76 183
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies 18
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other 1
Finance, General 64 44
International Business/trade/commerce 45
Knowledge Management 10
Marketing/marketing Management, General 74 17
Non-profit/public/organizational Management 15
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 70
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia 9
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 61
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Computer and Information Sciences, General 22
Education 49 38
Curriculum and Instruction 14
Elementary Education and Teaching 36
Music Teacher Education 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 8
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 24
English Language and Literature/letters 35
English Language and Literature, General 19
Writing, General 16
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 58 21 1
Adult Health Nurse/nursing 6
Athletic Training/trainer 7
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 13 1
Nursing Education 2
Public Health, General 5
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 46
History 14
History, General 14
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 1
Forensic Science and Technology 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 18
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 18
Mathematics and Statistics 5
Mathematics, General 5
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 11
Cultural Studies/critical Theory and Analysis 11
Mathematics and Computer Science
Natural Resources and Conservation 3
Environmental Studies 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 81
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General 41
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 40
Physical Sciences 6
Chemistry, General 6
Psychology 60
Psychology, General 60
Social Sciences 149
Criminology 73
Economics, General 30
Political Science and Government, General 42
Sociology 4
Visual and Performing Arts 75
Art/art Studies, General 18
Digital Arts 5
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 2
Film/cinema/video Studies 16
Graphic Design 15
Music Performance, General 4
Music, General 8
Musical Theatre 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Digital art B
Electronic media B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Film Studies B
Graphic Design B
Music – General A,B
Music – General Performance A,B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology A,B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Financial and operations systems B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing A,B
English Language & Literature – General A,B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Spanish A,B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Art Therapy C
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General A,B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Marine science B
Mathematics/Computer Science A,B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A,B
Forensic Chemistry B


Psychology – General A,B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Cultural studies B
Economics A,B
Political Science/Government A,B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

The University of Tampa Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (813) 253-3333
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606-1490
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,628
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 60%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 9,623 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,992
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,992
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $13,437

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The University of Tampa Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The University of Tampa.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 185
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 4
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Education 43
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 253
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 41
Visual and Performing Arts 9
Grand total 35714

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The University of Tampa and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $29,992
Out-of-state $29,992
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,546
Out-of-state $11,546

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 2,089 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,024 94% $13,437
Student loan aid 1,656 77% $8,298

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 7,402 88% $12,358
Federal student loans 4,332 51% $6,472

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The University of Tampa. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled The University of Tampa students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 24,448 8,382 16,066
Percent admitted 100% 52% 41%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 11% 8%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

The University of Tampa Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 9,628
Undergraduate enrollment 8,697
Graduate enrollment 931

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

The University of Tampa Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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