The University of Tampa

Tampa, FL 33606
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The University of Tampa is one of the sixty-six private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Florida. The campus is located in an urban area, in Tampa.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 8,895 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,141 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,670 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 78%). Every year 60% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

The University of Tampa's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $26,504, and fees were $1,922. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,504 and $1,922 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students8,895
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 47
Master's degree 2 22
Post-master's certificate 0 7
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 98.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1951 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
02/01/1998 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/1987 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1070 to 1230
ACT22 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates $40

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$564/credit
In State Students$564/credit
Out of State Students$564/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$603/credit
In State Students$603/credit
Out of State Students$603/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $25,380 $25,380 $25,380
ADN 70 $39,480 $39,480 $39,480
BSN 125 $70,500 $70,500 $70,500
FNP 50 $30,150 $30,150 $30,150
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of The University of Tampa's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 21% $4,343
Other Federal Grant 6% $2,272
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $4,094
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 90% $10,580
Federal Student Loans 75% $5,655
Private Loans 12% $16,887


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$25,906
$30,001 to $48,000$26,438
$48,001 to $75,000$27,000
$75,001 to $110,000$29,277
Over $110,000$31,978

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.
The University of Tampa
401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606

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