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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

$50
Undergrad Application Fee
$60
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

Address:
1801 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
Phone: (215) 204-7000
General Site: www.temple.edu
Admissions: http://www.temple.edu/admissions
Application: http://www.temple.edu/apply
Temple University
  • Located in Philadelphia, PA
  • Public
  • 37,367 students enrolled
  • 63% admitted
  • $15,384 annual cost to attend

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Emily from Wilmington, DE
  • Nov-02-2017 I am a past student here

    Get involved. Rugby made a huge difference for me. I wouldn't have graduated without it. Study abroad. Temple itself has some great programs and you don't have to worry about credits transferring. But if none of their programs work, you can do an external program and get the courses approved so they fit. ANYONE can study abroad. I have seen bio-majors, business majors, theater majors, everyone can study abroad.

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  • Alivia
  • Jul-13-2017 I am a current student here

    My greatest piece of advice would be the first semester is always the hardest, but you will survive! If you aren't from a big, urban city like Philadelphia, things can be very overwhelming... at first! Stick it out and give it a fair chance, especially at Temple. Another tip, which applies to all universities, tour the school before going! This is so important because this allows you to get a feel for the campus layout and atmosphere, which will help you pick the school that is best for you.

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  • Vincent
  • Jun-24-2017 I am a current student here

    When I first started applying to colleges, I thought I wanted the experience that a small college would give me. I went to a small college, but then transferred to Temple. I found that I preferred the options and flexibility that a large school can offer me. A small school might have one or two sections of a certain course, while a place as big as Temple might have more than ten. You might have some large classes, but once you get into more specialized courses, most classes have less than 30 students. I also thought I didn't want to be in an urban environment, but now I love it. Temple is only a short subway ride to center city Philadelphia, but is also in a less chaotic environment. Temple is known to be in a poor area of town, but you never really feel unsafe.

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  • Alesha from Philadelphia, PA
  • May-14-2017 I am a current student here

    Get to know your professors - many of them are willing and happy to help you outside of class. Also, take advantage of resources such as the Career Center, the Academic Advising Center, the Writing Center, and Disability Resource Services. You have already paid for these services with your tuition and the staff are caring and helpful.

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  • Ariana from Sleepy Hollow, NY
  • Dec-26-2016 I am a current student here

    Visit this campus before you decide to go here, because it will be a huge factor in whether or not this campus is the right fit for you. Also don't be scared off by the fact that the main campus is in North Philadelphia. It's not scary and should not intimidate anyone.

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