The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, private university located on approximately 105 acres of prime riverfront in the heart of downtown Tampa. It is the school of choice for approximately 9,600 students from 50 states and U.S. territories and 136 countries. More than half of undergraduates are from Florida. About 65 percent of full-time students live on campus.
The University offers more than 200 areas of study for undergraduate and graduate students. UT students enjoy a combination of academic excellence, personal attention and real world experience. An innovative first-year program helps new students fit in quickly. Internship and community service opportunities abound, and an Honors Program offers undergraduates expanded opportunities for instruction and study abroad.
Love where you live and learn! At UT, you can enjoy the best of big-city culture and internships within walking distance of campus. Busch Gardens and the attractions of nearby Orlando, the sizzling nightlife of Tampaâs entertainment districts, professional sports and our sunshine and beaches make this year-round playground a national hot spot.
Admission is competitive and students are encouraged to apply early. Applications are evaluated for fall, spring and summer terms on a rolling basis. Students are notified of their status once all documents have been received for fall terms as follows:
Early Action for Fall: Applications completed by Nov. 15; notifications sent by Dec. 15. Applications completed by Jan. 15; notifications sent by Feb. 15.
Regular Decision: Applications completed after Jan. 15; notifications sent by April 1.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Ninety-two percent of UTs undergraduate students receive financial aid. The aid may be in the form of a scholarship for academic or athletic performance, need-based grants, federal grants or loans, work study, on-campus employment, or some combination of these awards.