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University Profile

Facts and Figures, 2015-2016

  • 8,000 students enrolled for Fall 2015
  • 19 consecutive years of record enrollment
  • Approximately 50% of students from Florida
  • Students from 50 states and 140 countries
  • About 1,400 international students
  • 65% of full-time students live in campus housing
  • Approximately 1,700 degrees conferred annually

Annual Costs

Full-time Undergraduate:

Tuition and Fees: $27,044
Room and Board: $9,900
TOTAL: $36,944

Graduate Programs: $573/credit hour
Continuing Studies: $399/credit hour 
Executive MBA Program: $45,126/two-year program total
MFA in Creative Writing: $7,716/semester plus residence fee

Financial Aid

  • 92% of students receive aid
  • $55 million in institutional aid
  • $160 million total aid (includes grants, loans and campus employment)

Academics

  • About 200 academic programs of study
  • College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Natural and Health Sciences
  • College of Social Science, Mathematics and Education
  • Sykes College of Business (AACSB accredited)
  • Graduate Studies: 11 master's programs and nine concentrations —three MBA programs (seven concentrations), M.S. in Accounting, M.S. in Finance, M.S. in Marketing, M.Ed. in Education, M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology, M.S. in Nursing (two concentrations), M.S. in Exercise Science and Nutrition, and MFA in Creative Writing
  • Average SAT: 1,110
  • Average GPA: 3.3
Most Popular Undergraduate Majors*
  1. International Business
  2. Biology/Environmental Science
  3. Finance
  4. Management
  5. Marketing
  6. Criminology and Criminal Justice
  7. Psychology
  8. Nursing
  9. Communication
  10. Marine Science
  11. Sport Management
  12. Allied Health
  13. Accounting
  14. Advertising and Public Relations
  15. Education
  16. Art
  17. Entrepreneurship
  18. Government and World Affairs
  19. Economics
  20. Film and Media Arts
  21. Management Information Systems
  22. English/Writing
  23. Human Performance
  24. Chemistry and Biochemistry
  25. Musical Theatre, Theatre and Dance
*Fall 2014
Learning Communities
  • Numerous worldwide study abroad options
  • Learning by Doing: an undergraduate research and internship program
  • Academic Success Center (including Advising, Academic Excellence programs, Student Transition and Persistence, Student Disability Services and Academic Exploration)
  • Honors Program
  • First Year Seminar program
  • Saunders Writing Center
  • More than 40 different kinds of experiential learning
  • 1,000 internship opportunities
  • Honors, Leadership and Entrepreneurial Residential Learning Communities
  • 120 leadership program offered
  • 407 programs/events sponsored by the Health and Wellness Center
  • Honors courses taught by master professors
  • 1:17 faculty-to-student ratio
  • Average class size: 21

Financial Facts

  • Annual revenue: $235 million
  • 1,500 full-time, part-time and vendor-contracted employees
  • 1,400 students employed on campus
  • Fundraising: $39 million (2014-2015)
  • Annual economic impact: $850 million
  • Approximately $460 million in new construction since 1998

Campus Facts

  • 105 landscaped acres with 58 buildings, including 11 residence halls
  • Excellent athletic and fitness facilities
  • 38 safety personnel provide 24/7 campus coverage 

New Facilities

  • Health Science and Human Performance Building
  • Martinez Athletics Center
  • General Peter J. Schoomaker ROTC and Athletics Building
  • Sykes College of Business Building
  • Vaughn Center (includes Student Center, Reeves Theater, Conference/Seminar Center and Barnes & Noble University Bookstore)
  • Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values
  • Dickey Health and Wellness Center
  • Cass Science Annex
  • Seven new residence halls
  • R.K. Bailey Art Studios
  • Poe Parkway Campus Grand Entryway 
  • Two parking garages for 2,900 cars 
  • MacKechnie Academic Building
  • Marine Science Center
  • Numerous new food venues including Chick-fil-A, Dairy Queen, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Tsunami Sushi and Starbucks
  • Riverside Academic and Administrative Center
  • Cass Science and Communication Buildings
  • Athletic facilities for soccer, softball, baseball and swimming
  • Rebuilding of McKay and Smiley Halls
  • Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex
  • Thompson Facilities Complex and Chiller Plant
  • East Walker and North Walker Academic Buildings
  • 16-element Outdoor Leadership Challenge Course
  • Innovation and Collaboration Building
Campus Additions Underway 
  • Plant Hall renovations
  • Academic Office Building  
  • Fitness Center

Campus Life

  • Almost 10,000 student organization, residence hall, University and community events 
  • 224 student organizations, clubs and teams
  • 24 sororities and fraternities
  • 27 different food venue choices in five campus locations
  • Eight campus publications
  • Scarfone/Hartley Gallery (art)
  • Falk and Reeves Theaters
  • Student-run, on-campus television and radio stations and newspaper
  • Intramural sports, sport clubs and student recreation programs
  • 32 categories of intramural sports and tournaments, 30 group fitness classes weekly, personal training services and free bike rentals
  • Recreational activities include canoeing, deep-sea fishing, indoor rock climbing, sea kayaking, paintball, paddle boarding, trail biking and hiking excursions
  • More than 200,000 student and employee service hours provided annually to more than 300 organizations
  • Alternative Break Program includes domestic and international community service experiences
  • Army, Air Force and Naval ROTC units

Spartan Athletics

  • UT Spartan teams have won 15 NCAA II National Championships — seven in baseball (1992, 1993, 1998, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2015), three in men's soccer (1981, 1994, 2001), two in golf (1987, 1988), two in women's volleyball (2006, 2014) and one in women's soccer (2007)
  • Since 2000, Spartan teams have won 56 Sunshine State Conference titles
NCAA Division II Teams
  • Baseball (men)
  • Basketball (men and women)
  • Cheerleading (men and women)*
  • Crew (women)
  • Cross country (men and women)
  • Golf (men and women)
  • Lacrosse (men and women)
  • Softball (women)
  • Soccer (men and women)
  • Swimming (men and women)
  • Tennis (women)
  • Track (men and women)
  • Volleyball (women)  
Club Sports
  • Bodybuilding (co-ed)
  • Equestrian (co-ed)^
  • Field hockey (co-ed)^
  • Fishing (co-ed)
  • Flag football (men)^
  • Ice hockey (men)^
  • Indoor soccer (men and women)
  • Tennis (men, women and co-ed)^
  • Outdoor basketball (men)
  • Paintball (co-ed)^
  • Roller hockey (men)
*Non-NCAA,  ^Competes nationally

And DID YOU KNOW?

  • All campus buildings are wired and connected via fiber optic cable, and campus features approximately 450 wireless zones
  • There are 45 computer labs on campus
  • 800 community leaders are involved at UT on various boards and advisory groups
  • 90% of full-time faculty have doctorates or the highest degree in their field
  • 95% of all students who apply to grad school are admitted
  • 91% reported success in achieving their post-graduate goals
  • UT is in the top tier of U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges"
  • UT is ranked by Princeton Review as a "Best College"
  • UT's Sykes College of Business is listed in Princeton Review's "Best 300 Business Schools"

Comparative University Profile

  1931 2015 
Enrollment 67 8,000
States Represented 1 50
Countries Represented 1 140
Tuition/Fees (annual@12 hrs./sem.) $232 $27,044
Faculty 12 600
Assets $29,039 $574 million
Classes 32 4,800
Buildings 1 58
Accrediting Approving Agencies 0 12
Annual Budget $20,000 $235 million
Annual Economic Impact $100,000 $850 million
*Population
- City of Tampa 101,161 352,957
- Hillsborough County 153,519 1,316,298
- Metropolitan Area 231,190 2,915,582
- Florida 1,468,211 19,893,297
*Figures given for 1931 are from 1930 U.S. Census. Current population figures are based on 2013 population estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area was not yet designated in 1930, but 1930 figures inclusive of the same area are given for comparison. The metro area includes Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties.