145x97
  • Avg. SAT Score
    1077
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $23,990
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,773
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, 33606,
Website

About Sykes College of Business

The University of Tampa’s MBA program — Creating Value for Graduates, Organizations and Society — helps students develop the sophisticated strategic mind-set demonstrated by successful executives. UT’s MBA program is one of the largest, most established and most exclusive in Florida. The University of Tampa’s MBA program is offered in three convenient formats: •The Full-time/Day program is designed for accelerated completion with a group of peer students. Full-time/Day program students can complete the program in as few as 12 months. •The Part-time/Evening program is designed for students who work full time jobs and need to complete the program at their own pace. Students who attend part-time can complete the coursework in as little as two years. •The Executive MBA program is designed for professionals with seven or more years of work experience. Classes are cohort based, offered every other Saturday and allow completion of the program in 24 months.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    52%
  • Yield
    20%
  • Job Offers
    55%
  • Average Salary
    $48,156
  • Top Industry
    Other
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1933

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Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
52% The University of Tampa 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. High school GPA
  3. SAT/ACT scores
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
15345% 15,345
52% 52
20% 20
52% School Selectivity
20% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required?
Additional Requirements:

Application priority date is 11/15.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
3478% 3,478
58% 58
29% 29
58% Program Selectivity
29% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 84
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Other 39%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 24%
  • Media/Entertainment 6%
  • Consulting 3%
CITI 4
Top Employer
  • Total Quality Logistics 4
  • K-Force 3
  • New England Lemonade 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
55% Sykes College of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
33% 32.5
62% 61.74527272727272
33% Receive Offers
25% 25.3
59% 59.252482758620694
25% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
22% 22.1
16% 15.83261363636364
22% Receive Offers
21% 20.8
17% 16.796475409836066
21% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
11% 11
9% 9.05625
11% Receive Offers
20% 19.5
9% 9.484761904761905
20% Accept Offers
66% Graduates seeking full-time employment
34% Graduates not seeking employment
57% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 3
$52,500.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
34% 34
$43,971.00
23K 138K
General Management
7% 7
$49,167.00
33K 83K
Human Resources
1% 1
$45,000.00
38K 53K
Management Information Systems
2% 2
$84,167.00
38K 158K
Marketing/Sales
21% 21
$45,000.00
33K 158K
Operations/Production
3% 3
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
29% 29
$56,875.00
28K 200K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
8% 8
$38,000.00
23K 53K
Consumer Products/Retail
7% 7
$86,667.00
33K 158K
Consulting
3% 3
$52,500.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
24% 24
$53,810.00
28K 200K
Government/Education
0% 0
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
1% 1
$62,500.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
2% 2
$40,833.00
33K 53K
Media/Entertainment
6% 6
$38,500.00
33K 43K
Non-Profit
1% 1
$32,500.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
2% 2
$30,000.00
28K 33K
Technology/Science
6% 6
$47,500.00
43K 53K
Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
39% 39
$43,077.00
33K 88K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
17% 17
$47,016.00
33K 158K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
6% 6
$38,409.00
18K 53K
U.S. South
70% 70
$38,945.00
15K 200K
U.S. Southwest
4% 4
$46,250.00
33K 73K
U.S. Midwest
2% 2
$35,625.00
15K 53K
U.S. West
3% 3
$37,500.00
28K 58K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 13
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 63
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 250
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 853
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$36,360
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $23,990
  • Fees $1,782
  • Expenses $10,588
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$36,360
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $23,990
  • Fees $1,782
  • Expenses $10,588
67% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 1% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 20%
  • Merit 79%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.ut.edu/financialaid/
Scholarships
$13,018,923
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$14,878,618
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Sykes College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
20% 18
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
31% 18
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 Sykes College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
17% Less than 20 Students 1% More than 50 Students
82% 21 to 50 students
18 Average number of students in non-business required electives
63 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Game Theory & Strategy
  • Monetary Economic
  • Creativity & Problem Solving
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2010
Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
119% 119
54% 54
Prominent Faculty
  • Rebecca White

    Entrepreneurship

  • Brian Kench

    Economics

  • Hemant Rustogi

    Marketing

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    The business program offers credit-bearing internships in all fields of business in a variety of Tampa-based organizations. Examples include internships at Price Waterhouse Coopers, Sykes Organization, T Rowe Price, the Tampa Bay Rays, Clear Channel, and more. There are also international opportunities available.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Business students can participate in a wide variety of study abroad and international internship programs with over 1,000 program options in over 60 countries. Students can study abroad as early as the second semester of their first year and as late as into their final year. The university also offers short-term faculty led programs each year that allow students to incorporate a shorter term study abroad experience.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    UT, through the PEACE (People Exploring Active Community Experiences) Volunteer Center, actively recruits students to serve as big brothers or sisters, mentors or one-time volunteers with Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Additionally, PEACE coordinates the annual “Into the Street” and” Martin Luther King Jr.” days of service and UT’s alternative break programs. More than 1,000 students, faculty and staff participate in these community outreach programs annually.

Students

9% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 11% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1160 75th Percentile Score on SAT 26 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
66% 66
Other
8% 8
Hispanic
7% 7
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
2%
8%
35%
2%
46%
6%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
71% 71
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
28% 28
Canada
1% 1
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
22 Average age of full-time students
74% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
60% 60
65% 65

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni
Alumni Donations
Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni