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The University of Tampa Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on The University of Tampa? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors U of Tampa offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is The University of Tampa Ranked?

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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.

The University of Tampa was awarded 23 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked U of Tampa as #512 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when U of Tampa held the #577 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

U of Tampa is also ranked #14 out of 61 schools in Florida.

See all of the rankings for The University of Tampa.

Is It Hard to Get Into U of Tampa?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at The University of Tampa is a competitive 53%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 69% of students accepted to U of Tampa submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 620. Math scores were between 530 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Tampa  ( 540 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for The University of Tampa  ( 530 to 610 )
U of Tampa received ACT scores from 50% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for The University of Tampa  ( 22 to 27 )

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The University of Tampa Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at The University of Tampa is about average at 18 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 The University of Tampa is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at The University of Tampa

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like The University of 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.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At U of Tampa the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 47%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  47 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at U of Tampa

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,971 undergraduates at U of Tampa with 7,728 being full-time and 243 being part-time.

U of 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 91.37 out of 100, U of Tampa is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  91.37 out of 100
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How Much Does The University of Tampa Cost?

The overall average net price of U of Tampa is $29,735. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for U of Tampa

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$25,906 $26,438 $27,000 $29,277 $31,978

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 U of 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 U of Tampa, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $8,312 a year. That adds up to $33,248 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at U of Tampa is 3.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do U of Tampa Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from U of Tampa with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $48,600 in their early years. This is good news for future U of Tampa graduates since it is 19% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at The University of Tampa make the most money.

Location of The University of Tampa

The University of Tampa is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Tampa, Florida. Tampa is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of The University of Tampa

Contact details for U of Tampa are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606-1490
Phone: 813-253-3333

The University of Tampa Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 51 majors graduated from The University of Tampa. Of these students, 1,599 received undergraduate degrees and 427 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
Health & Physical Education 117 $25,800
Criminology 108 $27,400
Finance & Financial Management 100 $47,100
Business Administration & Management 100 $38,600
Marketing 98 $38,300
Accounting 82 $44,500
General Biology 80 NA
Public Relations & Advertising 80 $33,600
General Psychology 77 $27,000
Communication & Media Studies 76 $35,700

Learn more about the majors offered at The University of Tampa along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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