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Chances of getting into The University of Tampa

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Tampa
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage
How hard is it to get into UT and can I get accepted?

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.

Test Optional

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..

UT SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1090-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
73%
SAT Scores for The University of Tampa
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for The University of Tampa
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

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 estimated 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The University of Tampa admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >68%
1160 to 1230 Avg + 56%-68%
1090 to 1160 Avg - 43%-56%
1020 to 1090 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 1020 Low <31%
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UT ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
38%
ACT Scores for The University of Tampa
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for The University of Tampa
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The University of Tampa admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >71%
24 to 27 Avg + 56%-71%
22 to 24 Avg - 45%-56%
20 to 22 Reach 35%-45%
Less than 20 Low <35%
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UT GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted The University of Tampa students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 3.8% Good
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

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High School Class Rank

81% of The University of Tampa freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The University of Tampa students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 47%
Top 50% of class 81%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

The University of Tampa admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 16,498 8,388 24,886
Accepted 8,764 5,051 13,815
Acceptance Rate 53% 60% 56%
Enrolled 1,308 761 2,069
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 15% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to The University of Tampa is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The University of Tampa and what student information is used for admission decisions?

The University of Tampa Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The University of Tampa
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does The University of Tampa prefer SAT or ACT?

73% of students submit their SAT scores to UT. 38% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into The University of Tampa?

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.

What SAT score is required for The University of Tampa?

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.

What ACT score is required for The University of Tampa?

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.