UT Recognized for Excellence in Supporting Transfer Students

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The University of Tampa has been named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2017 Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top four-year colleges and universities that create dynamic pathways to support community college transfer.

UT is one of only 65 institutions nationwide selected to receive this honor. The selection is based on engagement, collaboration, impact and achievements related to the transfer of community college students as well as partnerships, support, admissions outreach, scholarships/financial aid, student engagement opportunities and institutional priorities.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, MS, is the largest honor society in higher education. It’s mission is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students while providing opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

The University of Tampa is a private, residential university located on 110 acres on the riverfront in downtown Tampa. Known for academic excellence, personal attention and real-world experience in its undergraduate and graduate programs, the University serves 8,310 students from 50 states and 140 countries. Approximately 65 percent of full-time students live on campus, and more than half of UT students are from Florida.

 

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