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Study at The University of Tampa

The University of Tampa is a private, co-educational university located in Tampa, Florida. It was established in 1931. The college offers more than 100 undergraduate degree programs, along with masters degree programs in diverse fields of study. UT's John H. Sykes College of Business was ranked in the Princeton Review's ‘annual best business schools guide'in 2007. UT is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Natural and Health Sciences
  • College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education
  • John H. Sykes College of Business
UT enrolls more than 5, 000 students from all 50 U. S. states and over 100 countries. Its sports teams are nicknamed the Spartans.

Profile of The University of Tampa

Tampa, FL is home to The University of Tampa. Tampa is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at The University of Tampa go up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in media, business and management, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

The University of Tampa Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. The school attracts a lot of applicants every year, and can only accept about 49% of them . Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 490. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 490 and 580.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at The University of Tampa is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school has 5, 628 enrolled students .

Student Life

The University of Tampa has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The University of Tampa values student athletics, and belongs to the Sunshine State Conference.

The University of Tampa Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management442business management, marketing, finance, international business, accounting, knowledge management, entrepreneurship, MIS
Liberal Arts176political science, liberal arts and sciences, history, sociology, economics, creative writing, English, Spanish language, . . .
Media96communication studies, digital communications, public relations and advertising
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy78sports and fitness management, exercise science, athletic trainer
Science77biology, marine biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Security and Law Enforcement73criminology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine65registered nursing, nursing administration
Therapy and Counselling63psychology
Education and Teaching31elementary school teaching, music teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching
Computer Science and Engineering25computer and info science, computer graphics
Design23graphic design
Art Studies17art studies, visual and performing arts
Photography and Commercial Art6film studies
Music5music, music performance
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental studies
Mathematics3mathematics, mathematics and computer science
Drama and Performing Arts1drama

Contact: The University of Tampa

The University of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd

Tampa, FL 33606-1490

General Phone: (813) 253-3333


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