Temple University

Philadelphia, PA, USA
3.83 Average Rating

Temple University is a 4-year public research institution in Philadelphia. With its main campus set against the Philly skyline, Temple is home to 17 colleges and schools conferring degrees in over 400 academic programs. In addition, Temple features several arts venues including the Temple Performing Arts Center, a converted Baptist Temple church. For a sampling of city and international cuisine, Temple also hosts a convoy of food trucks throughout campus.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
51%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
69%
Out-Of-State Students
27%
20%
Submitting ACT
68%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 4
0
36
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
39,948
Total Number of Undergrads
29,550
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
37%
20-39 Students
45%
40-99 Students
14%
100+ Students
2%
0
100
41%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
69%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$23,192
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$16,970
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$29,066
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,766
Books and Supplies
$1446

Aid & Grants

0
100
64%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
86%
Average Aid Per Year
$18,627
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
86%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,893
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$7,282

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
66%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,957
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$25,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$271
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
283
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
6%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Owls
School Colors
Red/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
American Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Philadelphia
New York
Washington
Los Angeles
Allentown
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
55%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$50,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.83 Average Rating
Temple University is an exciting place to study! I am so inspired by the level of diversity at Temple and its commitment to constantly fostering academic excellence. Temple shines brightly because it opens doors in many ways for people of all backgrounds.
Julian from Glen Burnie, MD

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