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
8,657
Undergraduates
3,481
Men - 40.2%
5,177
Women - 59.8%
948
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
56% of 24,886 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
590 average
540-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590 average
550-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$48,594
Tuition and Fees
$31,274
Room and Board
$11,690
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,502
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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 Population
407,599
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
1.7%
Black/African-American
3.5%
Hispanic/Latino
12.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.8%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
65.1%
Unknown
15.2%
International Students
6.4% from 140 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
49.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
14.0%
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