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Get the facts about South University - Tampa. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is South University - Tampa Ranked?

2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

South University - Tampa was awarded 5 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, South University - Tampa is ranked #1,346 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when South University - Tampa held the #1,600 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

South University - Tampa is also ranked #42 out of 61 schools in Florida.

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Is It Hard to Get Into South University - Tampa?

Acceptance Rate

Since South University - Tampa has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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South University - Tampa Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at South University - Tampa is an impressive 10 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at South University - Tampa is 29%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  29 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at South University - Tampa

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 80% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like South University - Tampa enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 9% for first-time, full-time students at South University - Tampa, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

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South University - Tampa Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 543 undergraduates at South University - Tampa with 424 being full-time and 119 being part-time.

South University - Tampa Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 15.24 out of 100, South University - Tampa is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  15.24 out of 100
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How Much Does South University - Tampa Cost?

The overall average net price of South University - Tampa is $24,766. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of South University - Tampa, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At South University - Tampa, approximately 87% of students took out student loans averaging $7,626 a year. That adds up to $30,504 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at South University - Tampa is 14.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do South University - Tampa Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from South University - Tampa with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $33,400 in their early years. This is about 18% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of South University - Tampa

Located in Tampa, Florida, South University - Tampa is a private for-profit institution. Tampa is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of South University - Tampa

Contact details for South University - Tampa are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4401 N Himes Ave, Suite 175, Tampa, FL 33614-7095
Phone: 813-393-3800
Website: www.southuniversity.edu/tampa#location=Tampa,%20FL
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/southU/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/SouthU

South University - Tampa Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 10 majors graduated from South University - Tampa. Of these students, 206 received undergraduate degrees and 175 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 130 $64,200
General Psychology 4 $26,200
Health Sciences & Services 3 $30,400
Information Science 2 $45,900
Criminal Justice & Corrections 2 $31,800
Health & Medical Administrative Services 1 $31,800
Business Administration & Management 1 $40,200
Public Health 1 NA
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 NA
Allied Health Professions 0 NA

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Online Learning at South University - Tampa

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 318 students took at least one online class at South University - Tampa. This is an increase from the 287 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 318 0
2016-2017 287 0
2015-2016 286 0
2014-2015 337 0
2013-2014 379 0

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