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University Profile

Facts and Figures, 2014-2015

  • 7,752 students enrolled for Fall 2014
  • 18 consecutive years of record enrollment
  • Approximately 50% of students from Florida
  • Students from 50 states and 137 countries
  • Over 1,355 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: $26,330
Room and Board: $9,624
TOTAL: $35,954

Graduate Programs: $558/credit hour
Continuing Studies: $388/credit hour 
Executive MBA Program: $43,920/two-year program total
MFA in Creative Writing: $7,510/semester plus residence fee

Financial Aid

  • 92% of students receive aid
  • $51 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: 12 master's programs and nine concentrations —three MBA programs (seven concentrations), M.S. in Accounting, M.S. in Finance, M.S. in Marketing, MAT and 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
  3. Management
  4. Marine Science
  5. Criminology
  6. Finance
  7. Psychology
  8. Communication
  9. Sport Management
  10. Nursing
  11. Accounting
  12. Marketing
  13. Advertising and Public Relations
  14. Allied Health
  15. Elementary Education
  16. Art
  17. Government and World Affairs
  18. Entrepreneurship
  19. Film and Media Arts
  20. Economics
  21. Exercise Science and Sport Studies
  22. Management Information Systems
  23. Public Health
  24. Forensic Science
  25. Athletic Training
*Fall 2013
Learning Communities
  • Numerous worldwide study abroad options
  • Academic Success Center (including Advising, Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), Student Success and Academic Exploration)
  • Honors Program
  • Gateways (innovative first-year program)
  • Saunders Writing Center
  • More than 40 different kinds of experiential learning
  • 600 internship opportunities
  • Leadership Residential Learning Community
  • Non-traditional Student Residential Learning Community
  • 116 leadership program offered
  • 407 programs/events sponsored by the Health and Wellness Center
  • Honors courses taught by master professors
  • 1:16 faculty-to-student ratio
  • Average class size: 21

Financial Facts

  • Annual budget: $225 million
  • 1,250 full-time, part-time and vendor-contracted employees
  • 1,350 students employed on campus
  • Fundraising: $19 million (2013-2014)
  • Annual economic impact: $800 million
  • Approximately $400 million in new construction since 1998

Campus Facts

  • 105 landscaped acres with 58 buildings, including 11 residence halls
  • Excellent athletic and fitness facilities
  • 37 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, the Allen N. 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 2,500 cars 
  • MacKechnie Academic Building
  • Marine Science Center
  • Numerous new food venues including Chick-fil-A, Dairy Queen, Einstein Bros. Bagels and Tsunami Sushi
  • Riverside Academic and Administrative Center
  • Cass Science and Communication Buildings
  • Athletic facilities for soccer, softball, baseball and swimming
  • Renovations of McNiff Fitness Center and Smiley Hall
  • 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
Campus Additions Underway 
  • Plant Hall renovations
  • Multipurpose Academic and Administration Building
  • New Residence Hall #8 (Palm Apartments)

Campus Life

  • Almost 10,000 student organization, residence hall, University and community events annually
  • 200 clubs, student organizations and teams
  • 24 sororities and fraternities
  • 26 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
  • Intramurals, sports clubs and student recreation programs
  • 32 categories of intramural sports and tournaments, 30 fitness classes weekly, personal training services and free bike rentals
  • Recreational activities include canoeing, deep-sea fishing, beach excursions, indoor rock climbing, sea kayaking, paintball, 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 13 NCAA II national championships — six in baseball (1992, 1993, 1998, 2006, 2007, 2013), three in men's soccer (1981, 1994, 2001), two in golf (1987, 1988), one in women's volleyball (2006) and one in women's soccer (2007)
  • Since 2000, Spartan teams have won 53 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)
  • Magic the Gathering (co-ed)
  • Outdoor basketball (men)
  • Paintball (co-ed)^
  • Roller hockey (men)
  • Tennis (men, women and co-ed)^
*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 available for curricular, classroom or open use
  • 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 graduate school are admitted
  • 91% of recent graduates 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 2014  
Enrollment 67 7,752
States Represented 1 50
Countries Represented 1 137
Tuition/Fees (annual@12 hrs./sem.) $232 $26,330 
Faculty 12 575
Assets $29,039 $450 million
Classes 32 4,666
Buildings 1 58
Accrediting Approving Agencies 0 12
Annual Budget $20,000 $225 million
Annual Economic Impact $100,000 $800 million
*Population
- City of Tampa 101,161 352,957
- Hillsborough County 153,519 1,291,578
- Metropolitan Area 231,190 2,783,243
- Florida 1,468,211 19,552,860
*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.