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Chances of getting into The University of Tampa

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
44.7%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Tampa
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into UT and can I get accepted? The school has a 45% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,940 out of 24,448 applicants were admitted making UT a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. The University of Tampa typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. The University of Tampa is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UT SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
73%
SAT Scores for The University of Tampa
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for The University of Tampa
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1180

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 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 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 2019 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
1250 and Above Good >58%
1175 to 1250 Avg + 45%-58%
1100 to 1175 Avg - 32%-45%
1025 to 1100 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 1025 Low <22%
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UT ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
23-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
38%
ACT Scores for The University of Tampa
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for The University of Tampa
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 25

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 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The University of Tampa admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >61%
25 to 28 Avg + 45%-61%
23 to 25 Avg - 35%-45%
21 to 23 Reach 26%-35%
Less than 21 Low <26%
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UT GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into The University of Tampa?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UT. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Tampa was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Florida for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to UT will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted The University of Tampa students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 14% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Good
3.25 to 3.50 24% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 20% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

84% 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 18%
Top 25% of class 46%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

The University of Tampa admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 16,066 8,382 24,448
Accepted 6,601 4,339 10,940
Acceptance Rate 41% 52% 45%
Enrolled 1,282 902 2,184
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 21% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

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

Admission 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 Admission Requirements
Test Scores 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?

45% 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 1100 and 1250. 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 23 and 28. 38% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.