The acceptance rate at UT is 56%. It ranks #17 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. UT is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 13,815 out of 24,886 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent (SAT 1090/1230 ACT 22/27). The University of Tampa typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.5. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to The University of Tampa. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 73% of students submitted SAT scores and 38% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1160
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Tampa?
The University of Tampa typically prefers applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1020. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. UT ranks #11 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UT?
Admission data indicates that UT regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Tampa.
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What GPA do you need to get into The University of Tampa?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into UT. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Tampa was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UT accepts 56% of students who apply.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||21.0%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||24.3%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||22.4%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||17.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||11.1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.4%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
81% of The University of Tampa freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||19%|
|Top 25% of class||47%|
|Top 50% of class||81%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||15%||15%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to The University of Tampa is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to The University of Tampa and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=137847 IPEDS survey data for The University of Tampa.
73% of students submit their SAT scores to UT. 38% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
56% of those who apply are granted admission to UT. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1230. 73% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 27. 38% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.