- The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. Mahatma Gandhi
Graduate from the University of Tampa
University of Tampa is a private institution that was founded in 1931. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,079, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 105 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Tampa's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities South, 21. Its tuition and fees are $27,740 (2016-17).
At the University of Tampa, students study just blocks away from downtown Tampa. The university has a variety of opportunities for students to strengthen their leadership abilities, and it uses its location to offer programs such as Leadership and Sailing and Leadership and Swimming with the Manatees. For other ways to get involved, students have more than 150 student clubs and organizations to consider, as well as about 20 fraternities and sororities. Undergraduates can get involved in research projects through the school's institutes, including the Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy.
The UT Spartans sports teams compete in the NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference and are traditionally competitive in baseball. The University of Tampa operates the John H. Sykes College of Business, which offers graduate degree programs, and a nursing school. Notable alumni of the University of Tampa include Lou Piniella, former professional baseball player and manager, and Bob Martinez, the first Hispanic governor of Florida and the director of National Drug Control Policy under former President George H. W. Bush