University of Tampa has received distinct recognition from numerous sources, including a myriad of best college rankings. Built in 1931, the residential, private university began with fine standards in education and has further evolved into a renowned and distinguished institution of higher learning.
The University of Tampa offers programs in several disciplines and integrates traditional liberal arts and innovative programs, delivered with the latest technologies and teaching strategies. Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered and students may select from 150 areas of study including biology, international business, psychology, communication and management. In addition, the John H. Sykes College of Business at the University of Tampa offers graduate degree programs, and as well as a nursing school.
In keeping with its spirit of excellence, the University of Tampa provides students with exceptional learning opportunities in a leading-edge, global context. Learn more about University of Tampa’s International and Honors Programs.
The University of Tampa is located just two blocks from Downtown Tampa and is surrounded by several educational and cultural facilities, the newly redeveloped Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, cafes, residences, the world-renowned Tampa Theater, and The Straz Performing Arts Center. Students can immerse themselves in the UT experience with over 150 student clubs and organizations to consider, and there are roughly 20 fraternities and sororities to choose from. At the helm of its athletics program are The UT Spartans sports teams which compete in the NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference and are traditionally competitive in baseball.
A Few of The University of Tampa’s Recognition and Rankings:
Forbes’ 2013 annual ranking of America’s Best Colleges, an honor the University has received four times since the start of the annual list in 2008. The list is based on not “what gets a student into college” but “what are students getting out of college.”
For the eighth year in a row, UT’s Sykes College of Business has been named by The Princeton Review as an outstanding business school — and one of the 295 best business schools in the world. In 2009, the MBA marketing program was listed as one of the top 15 programs in the country in The Princeton Review, based on student surveys.
UT is regarded as one of the nation’s best 379 institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review. Only 15 percent of four-year colleges in the U.S. share this honor.
UT has again been named a military friendly university by Victory Media and Military Advanced Education, putting it in the top 15 percent of all U.S. colleges and universities.
UT is one of 39 universities in the nation that is lauded for its creative writing program in Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians, and Writers (2013).
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