Published: September 20, 2007
fall after celebrating its 75th anniversary, The University of Tampa
has set another record for number of students. This year’s total –
including graduates and undergraduates – is 5,601, up 4 percent from
last year’s total of 5,367. This year’s total enrollment is almost twice
UT’s enrollment 10 years ago.
The breakdown is as follows:
- Total undergraduate enrollment rose to 4,893, a 3 percent increase from last year.
- Graduate students now number 708, up from 633 in 2006 – a 12 percent increase.
all U.S. states are represented in the mix of undergraduates.
Approximately 50 percent of all UT students hail from Florida – and more
than half of those are from Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.
90 percent of UT students are full-time, and, of the full-time
undergraduates, 67 percent live on campus. Students are housed in 10
different residence halls – including the new 448-bed Stadium Center –
all built or renovated since 1998.
Of all undergraduate and graduate students, 42 percent are male, and 58 percent are female.
year’s entering class consists of 1,500 new students. The University
continues to be more selective, this year accepting only 49 percent of
its undergraduate applicants, down from 51 percent last year. Twenty-two
percent of the students were eligible for the University’s
distinguished Honors program.
“First year applications were up 8
percent and transfer applications increased by 11 percent over the
previous year – all healthy signs of UT’s increased visibility in the
marketplace,” said Barbara Strickler, UT’s vice president for
UT President Ronald Vaughn said the University’s growth mirrors the excitement and momentum of the campus in all its areas.
and more people are seeing The University of Tampa as a place where
students can get a top-notch education in a vibrant academic setting,”
Vaughn said. “UT has a dynamic atmosphere and will continue producing
outstanding graduates and gaining in national and international