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Temple University
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  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

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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

editorial

Temple is a highly rated public university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 26,247 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Temple acceptance rate is 60%. Popular majors include Psychology, Finance, and Marketing. Graduating 74% of students, Temple alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,100.

About

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

Temple University Rankings

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

Temple Admissions

Acceptance Rate
60%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1010-1230
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$23,032 / 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
$10,364 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
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. 381 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 379 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    79%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
26,247 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,479
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 264 responses
  • Diverse
    32%
  • There is no "typical student" at this school
    30%
  • Everybody is there own person.
    17%
  • Suburban middle class kid
    9%
  • Everybody is their own person.
    6%
  • Hipsters, skaters, future ceos, hippies
    5%
  • Perseverantia Vincit
    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. 439 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 529 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 283 responses
  • Diverse
    26%
  • Diverse, Research, Upcoming
    18%
  • Very diverse, energetic and fun
    16%
  • Fairly diverse, spirited, and fun to attend
    16%
  • Amazing, diverse, on the rise.
    11%
  • Best overall school on the east coast
    4%
  • Regular
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
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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