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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.
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1180|
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
|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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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
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
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
84% 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||18%|
|Top 25% of class||46%|
|Top 50% of class||84%|
|Bottom 50% of class||16%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||21%||20%|
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?
|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.
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.
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.
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.