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Tuition & Fees

$15,096

$25,122

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,357
Declined + 10,139
Total Received 26,496
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1  :  14

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Kinesiology
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School Facts

Temple, founded in 1888, is a public, high research university. Its main campus is located in the center of Philadelphia.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 37,485
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APMA (American Podiatric Medical Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Codes

SAT 2906
ACT 3724

Public

28,287

undergraduate students

9,198

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
46%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
46%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
44%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
23%
24-29
33%
18-23
35%
12-17
8%
6-11
1%
30-36
16%
24-29
46%
18-23
30%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
30-36
19%
24-29
42%
18-23
36%
12-17
0
6-11
3%
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Philadelphia, PA

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Philadelphia, PA

105-acre main campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,553,165); branch campuses in Ambler, Center City, Fort Washington, and Harrisburg and abroad in Italy and Japan. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to Ambler and Health Sciences campuses.

Temple University
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
16 fraternities 4% of male students
 
14 sororities 6% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
46%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
46%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
44%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
23%
24-29
33%
18-23
35%
12-17
8%
6-11
1%
30-36
16%
24-29
46%
18-23
30%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
30-36
19%
24-29
42%
18-23
36%
12-17
0
6-11
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,357
Declined + 10,139
Total Received 26,496

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Karin Mormando
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 888 340-2222
F: 215 204-5694
tuadm@temple.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $41,793,679
State $28,149,875
Institutional $31,633,717
Other external
Total $101,577,271

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $35,976,147
Other external $12,450,467
Total $48,426,614

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
crew
cross-country
fencing
field hockey
football
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American Athletic Conference, Big East Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Intercollegiate Rowing Association and National Intercollegiate Women's Fencing Association.
Mascot
Owl
School colors
cherry and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Accounting/Financial Management
Actuarial Science
Adult/Organizational Development
Advertising
African-American Studies
American Studies
American/International Law
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Architectural Preservation
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Asian Law
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Bioinnovation
Biology
Biology/Teaching
Biomedical Neuroscience
Biomedical Science
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Broadcasting/Telecommunications/Mass Media
Business Administration
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Business Administration/Executive Program
Business Analytics
Business Management
Business Research
Career/Technical Education
Ceramics/Glass
Chemistry
Chemistry Teaching
Choral Conduction
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Research/Translation Medicine
Communication Management
Communication Sciences
Communication Studies
Community Development
Community/Regional Planning
Compliance/Ethics/Regulatory Affairs
Composition
Computer Science
Computer/Information Science
Construction Management/Technology
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Dance
Dentistry
Digital Innovation in Marketing
Early Childhood/Elementary Education
Earth/Space Science Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Educational Psychology/Learning Technology
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Technology
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Epidemiology
Executive M.B.A.
Facilities Management
Fibers/Materials Studies
Film/Media Arts
Film/Media Studies
Finance
Financial Analysis/Risk Management
Financial Engineering
French
General Program
General Science Teaching
Geography
Geography/Urban Studies
Geology
Geoscience
German
Globalization/Development Communication
Graduate Tax
Graphic/Interactive Design
Health Care Financial Management/Health Care
Health Care Management
Health Ecology
Health Informatics
Health Information Management
History
Horticulture
Human Development/Community Engagement
Human Resource Management
Human Resources Management
Information Science/Technology
Information Sciences/Technology
Information Technology Auditing/Cyber-Security
Information Technology Management
Innovation/Management/Entrepreneurship
Instrument Conduction/Wind-Band Emphasis
Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts
International Affairs
International Business
International Business Studies
Investment Management
Italian
Japanese
Jazz Performance
Jazz Studies/Composition
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Law
Legal Education
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Linguistics
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematical Economics
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mathematics/Computer Science/Teaching
Mathematics/Physics
Mathematics/Science
Mathematics/Teaching
Mathematics/Technology/Teaching
Mechanical Engineering
Media Studies/Production
Media/Communication
Medicine
Medicine Combination
Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Education/Jazz
Music History
Music Performance
Music Theory
Music Therapy
Music Therapy/Jazz
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience/Behavior
Neuroscience/Cellular/Molecular
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing/Adult Gerontology Primary Care
Nursing/Family/Individual Across the Lifespan
Occupational Therapy
Opera
Oral Biology
Painting
Performance
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy/Neuroscience
Physics
Physics Teaching
Piano Accompanying/Chamber Music
Piano Accompanying/Opera Coaching
Piano Pedagogy
Podiatric Medicine
Political Science
Printmaking
Psychological Studies
Psychology
Psychology/Neuroscience
Public Health
Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs
Real Estate
Recreation Therapy
Religion
Risk Management/Insurance
School Health Education
School Psychology
Sculpture
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/English Education
Secondary Education/Mathematics Education
Secondary Education/Science Education
Secondary Education/Social Studies Education
Secondary Education/World Languages Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech/Language/Hearing Science
Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
Sports/Recreation Administration
Sports/Recreation Management
Statistics
Strategic Communications
String Pedagogy
Theatre
Theatre Design/Technology
Theatre/Acting
Theatre/Directing
Theatre/Playwriting
Theory
Therapeutic Recreation
Tourism/Hospitality Management
Trial Advocacy
Urban Bioethics
Urban Education
Visual Studies
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

75%

28,287
students

Female
51%
14,387

Male
49%
13,900

Graduate

25%

9,198
students

Female
55%
5,089

Male
45%
4,109

undergraduateFull-time

88%

24,990
students

Female
52%
12,849

Male
48%
12,141

undergraduatePart-time

12%

3,297
students

Female
47%
1,538

Male
53%
1,759

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 109
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jessica Sandberg
Director for International Admissions
215 204-4900
international.admissions@temple.edu

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