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
9,838
Undergraduates
3,857
Men - 39.2%
5,982
Women - 60.8%
956
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 32,904 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.5
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Cost of Attendance
$50,008
Tuition and Fees
$32,218
Room and Board
$12,160
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$17,299
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,994
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
434
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 Population
407,599
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tampa-St. Petersburg, Clearwater
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Spartan
Sororities
24% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
1.5%
Black/African-American
3.2%
Hispanic/Latino
12.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
69.6%
Unknown
10.7%
International Students
5.4% from 130 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
82%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
21.0%
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