DeVry University Announces New Tampa Bay Location

Tampa Bay location offers convenient access to Tampa’s business district and exciting educational opportunities for area students

TAMPA BAY, Fla. – February 1, 2011

DeVry University, one of North America’s largest degree-granting higher education institutions for business, technology, and management education, is proud to announce its newest Florida location in the Tampa area, located at 5540 W. Executive Drive, Suite 100, Tampa, Fla. 33609. Classes at DeVry University’s Tampa Bay campus began in September 2010. This is the second DeVry University location to open in the Tampa area.

To celebrate the grand opening of the Tampa Bay Campus, DeVry University will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. on Feb. 3 and will offer campus tours until 8:30 p.m. Influential local business leaders will be in attendance including Stuart Rogel, president and chief executive officer of Tampa Bay Partnership, who will be delivering the opening remarks. Julio C. Torres, DeVry University group vice president of the southeast region, and Lynn Kohler, Tampa Bay Campus dean, will also be in attendance.

In addition to campus tours, guests will have an opportunity to meet DeVry University faculty and learn more about the location’s exciting program offerings. The event will also feature live music, refreshments, raffle prizes and a special wine tasting.

“DeVry University prides itself on being able to offer students the education they need to secure a job in some of today’s fastest growing career fields and we are proud to be part of the Tampa community,” said Torres. “We look forward to working with local area businesses while providing our students with the opportunity to gain real-world education and an unparalleled educational experience.”

At its new Tampa Bay location, DeVry University will offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs, both on-site and online, from the university’s five colleges of Business & Management, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Engineering & Information Sciences, Media Arts & Technology and Health Sciences. The degree programs will be offered year-round at the Tampa Bay location, allowing students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as few as three years and an associate degree in two years. DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management will also offer a number of master’s degree programs in business and technology. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

“We are excited to further integrate DeVry University within the business community by having our new Tampa Bay Campus located in the heart of its business district,” said Kohler. “Students enrolled at this campus will have the opportunity to take their courses on-site and online as well as the choice to take classes at DeVry University’s Tampa East Center.”

DeVry University has additional Florida locations in Orlando, Jacksonville, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and Miramar.

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About DeVry University 

DeVry University strives to close society’s opportunity gap by preparing learners to thrive in careers shaped by continuous technological change. Founded in 1931, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs onsite and online within six areas of study: Accounting, Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Media Arts & Technology. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, The university’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. To learn more, visit

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