The University of Tampa

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,036
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$34,653
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.861%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
26.3%
40,286 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
10,566
92.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
65.7%
1,250 Graduates

About

The University of Tampa is a higher education institution located in Hillsborough County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at The University of Tampa were General Finance (148 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (135 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (124 degrees).

In 2022, 2,488 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Tampa. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,511 degrees), 5.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (284 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tampa is $30,036, which is $6,040 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tampa is $30,036, which is $6,040 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,653.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending The University of Tampa received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$30,036
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at The University of Tampa was $30,036. The cost of tuition at The University of Tampa is $6,040 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$34,653
2022 Value
0.193%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 The University of Tampa had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $34,653. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of The University of Tampa grew by 0.193%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,625
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Tampa was of $9,625 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at The University of Tampa received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 5.26% with respect to 2021, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.861%
2019 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Tampa was 0.861%, which represents 16 out of the 1858 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Tampa received 40,286 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 22.4% annual growth. Out of those 40,286 applicants, 10,615 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 26.3% acceptance rate.

There were 10,566 students enrolled at The University of Tampa in 2022. 20% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Tampa has an overall enrollment yield of 17.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

26.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
10,615
Accepted Out of 40,286

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Tampa was 26.3% (10,615 admissions from 40,286 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 53.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 22.4%, while admissions declined by −39.8%..

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SAT Scores

20%
Submission Percentage (2021)
615
Scores Submitted (2021)

20% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Tampa in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Tampa had a total enrollment of 10,566 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tampa is 9,802 students and the part-time enrollment is 764. This means that 92.8% of students enrolled at The University of Tampa are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Tampa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.2% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.25% Two or More Races, 3.11% Black or African American, 1.68% Asian, 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0663% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Tampa in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.4%), followed by White Male (28.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (21.7%), followed by White Male (18.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.73%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Tampa in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,566 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tampa is 9,802 and the part-time enrollment is 764. This means that 92.8% of students enrolled at The University of Tampa are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Tampa was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), The University of Tampa had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    6,998 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,300 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    343 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The University of Tampa is 66.2% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.25% Two or More Races, 3.11% Black or African American, 1.68% Asian, 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0663% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 632 students (5.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 538 more women than men received degrees from The University of Tampa. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Tampa is white (1,511 degrees awarded). There were 5.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (284 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Tampa is General Finance (148 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (135 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (124 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Tampa, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (214 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (81 degrees), and Social Sciences (197 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tampa are Accountants & auditors (1,113,293 people), Other managers (1,044,407 people), Financial managers (589,677 people), Chief executives & legislators (509,358 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (501,022 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tampa in 2022 are Biology (214 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (81 degrees), Social Sciences (197 degrees), Business (827 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tampa are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at The University of Tampa are Biology (214 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (81 degrees), Social Sciences (197 degrees), Business (827 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tampa are Elementary & secondary schools (1,066,103 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (921,675 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (911,193 people), Computer Systems Design (762,814 people), and Banking & related activities (607,729 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tampa are Biology (214 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (81 degrees), Social Sciences (197 degrees), Business (827 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Tampa.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 148 degrees awarded
  2. 135 degrees awarded
  3. 124 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Tampa was General Finance with 148 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

975
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,513
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 975 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tampa, which is 0.644 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,513).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 120 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tampa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.28 times more than the 94 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 142 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tampa in Registered Nursing, which is 23.7 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 50% of students graduating from The University of Tampa completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at The University of Tampa is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.96% of graduates (87 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,511 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    284 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    104 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Tampa is white (1,511 degrees awarded). There were 5.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (284 degrees).

7.68% of degree recipients (191 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    931 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    580 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    193 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The University of Tampa is white female (931 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (580 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Tampa has an endowment valued at nearly $56.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.03%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, The University of Tampa had a total salary expenditure of 254M. The University of Tampa employs 210 Assistant professors, 151 Associate professors and 53 Professors. Most academics at The University of Tampa are Female Assistant professor (120), Male Associate professor (94), and Male Assistant professor (90).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tampa are: Office and Administrative Support, with 106 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 96 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 72 employees.

Endowment

$56.6M
2022 Endowment
2.76%
decline from 2021

The University of Tampa has an endowment valued at about $56.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Tampa declined 2.76% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$81.1M
2022 Salaries
12.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, The University of Tampa paid a median of $81.1M in salaries, which represents 31.9% of their overall expenditure ($254M) and a 12.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$38.4M
Instructional Salaries
449
Number of Employees

In 2022, The University of Tampa paid a total of $38.4M to 449 employees working as instructors, which represents 47.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
210 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
106 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Tampa were Assistant professor with 210 employees, Associate professor with 151 employees, and Professor with 53 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tampa were Office and Administrative Support with 106 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 96 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 72 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Tampa was Female Assistant professor with 120 employees, Male Associate professor with 94 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 90 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The University of Tampa.

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