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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    550
  • Program Cost
    $35,531
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
401 W Kennedy Blvd
Box O
Tampa, Florida 33606, United States
Website

The mission of The John H. Sykes College of Business at the University of Tampa is to prepare “students to succeed in a global marketplace through educational excellence.” The College connects students with each other, the faculty, and the local, national, and global business community through a variety of experiential programs and its four centers: the Center for Ethics, the Entrepreneurship Center, the TECO Center for Leadership, and the Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy. Small classrooms in architecturally stunning buildings on a beautiful and historical campus in downtown Tampa Florida provide the perfect setting for student-centered learning environment.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    39%
  • Selectivity
    32%
  • Job Offers
    72%
  • Average Salary
    $50,000.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

Events Calendar

  • Jan 8
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Information Session for Graduate Business Programs

    Tampa, FL

    The MBA (full time and part time), Executive MBA, MS-Accounting, MS-Finance, MS-Marketing and Certificate in Nonprofit Management will be covered. Faculty and admission counselors will present details about each program and answer questions about applying to UT, financial aid opportunities, and the event will conclude with a campus tour.

  • Jan 10
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Information Session for Executive MBA Program

    Tampa, FL

    Learn more about UT's Executive MBA program. Faculty and admission counselors will present details about each program and answer questions about applying to UT, financial aid opportunities, and the event will conclude with a campus tour.

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About The University of Tampa

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.38 GPA of All Applicants 3.51 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 41
  • Median 22
  • Middle 80% 5.1 to 106.7
Admissions Selectivity
32% Sykes College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

550 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
65% 520
69% 550
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 922
32% 32.0
39% 39.0
Female
36% 36
International
71% 71
Re-Applicants
6% 6
49% 49
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Management
  • Business (General)
  • Finance
  • Accepted
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Business (General)
  • Finance
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • The University of Tampa
  • Florida State University
  • University of South Florida
  • North South University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Data Consultancy Services
  • Cognizant Technology Solution
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • United States Coast Guard
  • Wipro Technologies
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
3% 2.5
4% 3.5
680 to 709
4% 3.5
5% 5
650 to 679
3% 2.5
4% 3.5
620 to 649
5% 4.5
6% 6
590 to 619
8% 8
9% 9
560 to 589
9% 9
11% 11
530 to 559
16% 15.5
20% 20
500 to 529
9% 9
8% 8
Under 500
45% 44.5
33% 33
English Language Requirements
90 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 6%
Top Industry
  • Other 5%
  • Technology 3%
  • Non-profit 1%
Raymond James 1
Top Employer
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers 1
  • Nielsen 1
  • Mortgage Contracting Services 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
72% Sykes College of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
36% 36
61% 60.97325153374234
36% Receive Offers
23% 23
56% 55.69710982658959
23% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
36% 36
22% 21.9117610062893
36% Receive Offers
45% 45
25% 25.424767441860464
45% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
85% Graduates seeking full-time employment
11% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Raymond James 1
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers 1
  • Nielsen 1
  • Mortgage Contracting Services 1
  • Metropolitan Ministries 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
1% 1
$37,500.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
6% 6
$55,000.00
38K 83K
General Management
1% 1
$82,500.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
3% 3
$52,500.00
48K 63K
Information Technology
1% 1
$87,500.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
1% 1
$37,500.00 Data not provided
Other
4% 4
$37,500.00
33K 48K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
1% 1
$37,500.00 Data not provided
Consumer Products
1% 1
$62,500.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
6% 6
$55,000.00
38K 83K
Non-profit
1% 1
$32,500.00 Data not provided
Technology
3% 3
$60,833.00
48K 88K
Other
5% 5
$47,500.00
33K 83K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
7% 7
$45,357.00
38K 53K
More than one year, up to three years
4% 4
$42,500.00
33K 63K
More than five years
2% 2
$67,500.00
48K 88K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
17% 17
$51,912.00
33K 88K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
1% 1
$87,500.00 Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1
$82,500.00 Data not provided
U.S. South
15% 15
$47,500.00
33K 83K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 67
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 98
  • Average intern length in weeks 11
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 57
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers Annual Conference
  • Florida Career Professionals Association

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $35,531
  • Budget $24,589
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $35,531
  • Budget $24,589
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$4,564 Average Scholarship Amount 82% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
79% 79
82% 82
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$474,258
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Some Other Criteria
11%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $38,392
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
25 Sykes College of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
35% 35
Team project
20% 20
Case study
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Innovation Management, Non-Profit Management
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 20
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Campus-wide improvements to wireless access, upgrade in the LMS, upgrade in student email access. New technology expenditures were not specific to COB.

Students: Who are my classmates?

10% Married Students 50% International Students
41% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
63% 63
African American
7% 7
Hispanic
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
50% 50
Asia
33% 33
Middle East and North Africa
6% 6
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,381 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
5% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.