The University of Tampa (UT)

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The University of Tampa can be found in Tampa, FL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around nine thousand students are enrolled at UT.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores at UT. A score between 1100 - 1250 on the SAT exam, or 23 - 28 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the The University of Tampa (UT) average GPA (3.28 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. UT has an acceptance rate of about 45% with 20% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall The University of Tampa (UT) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The University of Tampa was reported as 44.7% in Fall 2020 with over 24,400 applications submitted to UT. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UT ACT Scores: 23 - 28
  • UT Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into The University of Tampa?

Applicant Selectivity: High

UT has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The University of Tampa has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 48.3%
  • 2017-2018: 53.3%
  • 2018-2019: 48.7%
  • 2019-2020: 44.7%
  • Projected UT Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 44.5%

How Does The University of Tampa (UT) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for The University of Tampa is twenty-seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of South Florida-St. Petersburg27.4%
Eckerd College67.4%
Florida Southern College52.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to The University of Tampa (UT) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 630
Math550 - 620
Total Score1100 - 1250
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 27
Math21 - 26
Composite Score23 - 28
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