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The first time you visit the site, create an account using the email address you plan to use for all admissions correspondence and then create a PIN code. Please remember this code. If you leave the application at any time, you may return by entering the same email address and code.

If you forget your PIN code, call the Office of Admissions at (813) 253-6211, or begin a new application.

At the end of each page, you are prompted to correct errors or omissions before continuing to the next page. Your data is saved when you continue to each section. After completing the application, you are asked to submit your application. Please review it before submission. Only applications submitted successfully will be processed by the Office of Admissions. Once submitted, you may review your application at any time, although you cannot make changes. If you need to make changes after submission, call the Office of Admissions.

After submitting your application, click on the link to pay the $40 application fee online or indicate you have a fee waiver. You may also mail a check or money order to The University of Tampa, Office of Admissions, 401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Box F, Tampa, FL 33606-1490.

Submit application documents electronically using one of our partners:

  • National Student Clearinghouse
  • Parchment
  • Scrip Safe

Please visit their websites for instructions. 

The following table describes the required supporting documents for your application.


(currently enrolled in high/secondary school or graduated from high/secondary school within the past six months)
  • Official high school or secondary school transcript or GED results
  • $40 nonrefundable application fee
  • SAT and/or ACT scores*
  • Completed guidance counselor recommendation form or recommendation letter from a teacher (not required if you graduated from high school more than two years ago)  
  • Essay
  • Official college/university transcripts for any credits completed
*The University is test optional and ACT and/or SAT scores are not required when applying. 


(graduated from high/secondary school and earned college credits)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (even if courses were not completed)
  • $40 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official final high school or secondary school transcript with graduation date posted ( if you have not earned an associate degree)
  • SAT and/or ACT scores (if you have not completed at least 17 college credits)*
  • Photocopy of Florida Registered Nurse License or eligibility of licensure (BSN completion students only)
*The University is test optional and ACT and/or SAT scores are not required when applying. 


  • Official transcripts for all secondary school or college coursework, with grades translated into English ("Official" means that you must request your school to send your transcript directly to the UT Office of Admissions. If that is impossible, send a copy that has been certified by your school as a "true copy" of the original after it is copied. An official at your school should sign the document as "true copy of original.")  
  • $40 nonrefundable application fee
  • Essay written in English (not required if you already graduated from high school and have completed some college credits)
  • Completed guidance counselor recommendation form (first-year students only)
  • Proof of English proficiency (please submit one of the following):
    • TOEFL: minimum acceptable score is 550 or 213 (computer based) or 79 (Internet based)
    • IELTS: International English Language Testing System – minimum grade of 6.5
    • DuoLingo: minimum acceptable score is 105. The Duolingo English test is an online English proficiency test that can be taken online, on demand, in under an hour for only $49. The test is taken online via a computer with a webcam and microphone. The test includes a proficiency score, video interview and writing sample which are shared with The University of Tampa when you send your results. Certified results are available within 48 hours of the test session.
    • Successful completion of the English 112 certificate offered by ELS Language Centers accompanied by a letter of recommendation from an administrator and a 500-word English writing sample
  • Proof of available funds to cover expenses for the first year of study
  • Essay (first-year students only)
  • Copy of biographical page of your passport (if available)
  • International Student Clearance Form (if currently studying in the U.S.)


  • Transient permit form
  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • $40 nonrefundable application fee

Post-baccalaureate degree seeking

  • Official transcript from baccalaureate degree granting institution (even if courses were not completed)
  • $40 nonrefundable application fee


(not enrolled at UT for more than one year) 
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended since withdrawal from UT
  • Personal statement on activities since withdrawal from UT
  • $40 nonrefundable application fee

Non-degree seeking

  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • $40 nonrefundable application fee


  • $40 nonrefundable application fee

Note: For special circumstances, additional documentation may be required in all categories.

Casino Night

Casino Night, hosted by Student Productions, is a night of entertainment while students participate in the most popular casino card games.

Campus Life

Party in the Park

Each spring, Student Productions brings popular artists to the concert stage in Plant Park.

Campus Life

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The Aquatic Center hosts a variety of activities, including swim meets and luaus.

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Downtown Tampa along the river

UT offers tranquil study spaces in the city's lively downtown area.

Tampa Bay Area

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Midnight Madness provides a night of entertainment, performances and prizes for Spartan fans.

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