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Temple University
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  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

1801 NORTH BROAD STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19122
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
American Athletic Conference
From Temple University

Temple University attracts some of the most diverse, driven and motivated minds from across the nation and around the world. Located in Philadelphia, Temple empowers students to explore, discover and transform curiosity into action with more than 150 undergraduate majors across 17 schools and colleges.

Home to more than 37,000 students, Temple offers the advantages of a large research institution and the individual attention of a small college. Students are immersed in a dynamic and nurturing learning environment with the support of a renowned faculty, academic advisors and a broad curriculum of more than 600 academic programs. Temple's NCAA Division I athletic programs and hundreds of student organizations also thrive on campus.

No matter their background, Temple students—nicknamed Owls—are drawn to the university's vibrant city location. Temple also offers a gateway to the world with international campuses in Tokyo and Rome and study abroad opportunities across the globe.

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Temple University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
71%
SAT Range
1010-1230
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$23,254 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,161 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 318 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 390 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 388 responses

Majors

Academics at Temple

As the largest university in Philadelphia, Temple offers students a dynamic and nurturing learning environment with the support of a renowned faculty and dedicated academic advisors, access to state-of-the-art learning facilities like the Charles Library and a broad curriculum of more than 150 undergraduate majors to explore.

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    59%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    39%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
24,915 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,391
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 272 responses
  • Diverse
    32%
  • There is no "typical student" at this school
    29%
  • Everybody is there own person.
    17%
  • Suburban middle class kid
    9%
  • Everybody is their own person.
    6%
  • Hipsters, skaters, future ceos, hippies
    4%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 448 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 538 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 292 responses
  • Diverse
    26%
  • Diverse, Research, Upcoming
    18%
  • Very diverse, energetic and fun
    16%
  • Fairly diverse, spirited, and fun to attend
    15%
  • Amazing, diverse, on the rise.
    11%
  • Regular
    4%
  • Best overall school on the east coast
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
75%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 231 responses

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