The University of Tampa

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$26,504

2.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$29,880

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.65%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

53.3%

20,495 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

8,895

90.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

59.6%

965 Graduates

About

The University of Tampa is a higher education institution located in Hillsborough County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Tampa were General Business Administration & Management (105 degrees awarded), Criminology (97 degrees), and General Finance (90 degrees).

In 2017, 2,025 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Tampa. 55.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,106 degrees), 4.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (231 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tampa is $26,504, which is $5,771 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tampa is $26,504, which is $5,771 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,880.

In 2017, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,504

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The University of Tampa was $26,504. The cost of tuition at The University of Tampa is $5,771 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$29,880

2017 Value

1.73%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The University of Tampa had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,880. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The University of Tampa grew by 1.73%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,348

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Tampa was of $8,348 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 1.8% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at The University of Tampa received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

2.65%

2016 Default Rate

45

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Tampa was 2.65%, which represents 45 out of the 1700 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 20,495 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.75% annual growth. Out of those 20,495 applicants, 10,915 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.3% acceptance rate.

There were 8,895 students enrolled at The University of Tampa in 2017, and 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Tampa has an overall enrollment yield of 19.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

53.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

10,915

Accepted Out of 20,495

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Tampa was 53.3% (10,915 admissions from 20,495 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 48.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 2.75%, while admissions grew by 13.3%.

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SAT Scores

69%

Submission Percentage

1,409

Scores Submitted

69% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Tampa in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Tampa has a total enrollment of 8,895 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tampa is 8,061 students and the part-time enrollment is 834. This means that 90.6% 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 59.1% White, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.28% Black or African American, 2.79% Two or More Races, 2% Asian, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.124% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Tampa in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.7%), followed by White Male (24.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.83%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (22.5%), followed by White Male (20.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Tampa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,895 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tampa is 8,061 and the part-time enrollment is 834. This means that 90.6% of students enrolled at The University of Tampa are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 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 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

  1. White

    5,257

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,103

  3. Black or African American

    470

The enrolled student population at The University of Tampa is 59.1% White, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.28% Black or African American, 2.79% Two or More Races, 2% Asian, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.124% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 615 students (6.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 211 more women than men received degrees from The University of Tampa. The majority of degree recipients at The University of Tampa are white (1,106 degrees awarded). There were 4.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (231 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Tampa is General Business Administration & Management (105 degrees awarded), followed by Criminology (97 degrees) and General Finance (90 degrees).

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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees awarded), Communications (169 degrees), and Business (780 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,177,623 people), Other managers (913,513 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (543,735 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (521,276 people), and Financial managers (515,021 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tampa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees awarded), Communications (169 degrees), Business (780 degrees), Social Sciences (169 degrees), and English (50 degrees).

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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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at The University of Tampa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees awarded), Communications (169 degrees), Business (780 degrees), Social Sciences (169 degrees), and English (50 degrees).

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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 (1,061,369 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (732,336 people), Banking & related activities (630,967 people), Computer Systems Design (628,470 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (525,500 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tampa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees awarded), Communications (169 degrees), Business (780 degrees), Social Sciences (169 degrees), and English (50 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 105 degrees awarded

  2. 97 degrees awarded

  3. 90 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Tampa was General Business Administration & Management with 105 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 907

  2. 1,118

In 2017, 907 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tampa, which is 0.811 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,118).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at The University of Tampa by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 178 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tampa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.96 times more than the 91 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 91 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Tampa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.511 times less than the 178 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

47%

100% Completion Time

55%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 47% 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, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Tampa is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 11.9% of graduates (115 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,106 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    231 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    225 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Tampa is white (1,106 degrees awarded). There were 4.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (231 degrees).

11.1% of degree recipients (225 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    648 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    458 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    144 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Tampa is white female (648 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (458 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Tampa has an endowment valued at nearly $38.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.37M (11.2%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, The University of Tampa had a total salary expenditure of $177M. The University of Tampa employs 149 Assistant professors, 129 Associate professors, and 48 Professors. Most academics at The University of Tampa are Female Assistant professors (78), Male Associate professors(76), and Male Assistant professors (71).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tampa are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 92 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 78 employees, and Management with 58 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$38.9M

2017 Endowment

9.1%

growth from 2016

The University of Tampa has an endowment valued at about $38.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Tampa grew 9.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.78M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $740k - Federal

  2. $34.8k - State

  3. $1.14M - Local

As of 2017, The University of Tampa received $740k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $34.8k from state grants and contracts, and $1.14M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$55.6M

2017 Salaries

6.69%

growth from 2016

In 2017, The University of Tampa paid a median of $55.6M in salaries, which represents 31.3% of their overall expenditure ($177M) and a 6.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.21% growth from 2015 and a 3.55% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$28.5M

Instructional Salaries

349

Number of Employees

In 2017, The University of Tampa paid a total of $28.5M to 349 employees working as instructors, which represents 51.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

149 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

92 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Tampa were Assistant professor with 149 employees; Associate professor with 129 employees; and Associate professor with 48 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tampa were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 92 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 78 employees; and Management with 58 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Tampa was Female Assistant professor with 78 employees, Male Associate professor with 76 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 71 employees.

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

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