Skip to Main Content
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    C+
Temple is a highly rated public university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 26,643 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Temple acceptance rate is 57%. Popular majors include Psychology, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Finance. Graduating 71% of students, Temple alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,900.
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
American Athletic Conference
Address
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Website
Work Here? Claim Your College

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

Acceptance Rate
57%
Application Deadline
March 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

Test Prep

SAT and ACT Prep Options
Learn More
  • Affordable, effective, and enjoyable online test prep
  • Guaranteed score improvement with smart feedback and progress tracking

Cost

Net Price
$22,940/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $18,655/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,296/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,237/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,584/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,941/ year
Student Loan Options from Lenders
Learn More
  • Apply online in just 3 minutes
  • No origination, application and processing fees, no fees for early repayment
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.318 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.350 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.348 responses
Do You Work at Temple University? Claim Your College Today!
Claim your free account to keep your college's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
26,643Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 237 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    32%
  • There is no "typical student" at this school
    30%
  • Everybody is there own person.
    16%
  • Suburban middle class kid
    10%
  • Everybody is their own person.
    4%
  • Hipsters, skaters, future ceos, hippies
    4%
  • Diverse
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.408 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.498 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 252 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    27%
  • Diverse, Research, Upcoming
    19%
  • Fairly diverse, spirited, and fun to attend
    15%
  • Very diverse, energetic and fun
    14%
  • Amazing, diverse, on the rise.
    11%
  • Regular
    4%
  • Best overall school on the east coast
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.231 responses
Colleges like Temple University
More

Temple University Reviews

5,068 reviews
All Categories
Temple is a wonderful school. It not only provides me with excellent academics, but it gives me so many resources and opportunities! The student body is diverse, which gives me an opportunity to interact with others and expand upon my thinking. Another thing Temple really pushed me to travel and go abroad. The campus provides many resources such as the technology center, tutoring center, counseling, mock interviewing, etc etc. The resources keep expanding as well as the campus. The new library will be finished shortly! In just the short 2 years I have spent at Temple, it has given me so much. My professors push me to be a better person/ student in and out of the classroom
Start Your Review of Temple University
Rate It!
The good thing about Temple University is that the securities are on the way home with you when you need support. Also, there are many international students that can be met in classes with many different nationalities. The most fascinating part is all the food trucks! There are all kinds of foods that you can get and they are fast enough to eat in between classes. I really recommend Teppanyaki, Korean and Japanese food truck, number 9.
I am currently a transfer student and I am currently in my junior year there. So far it’s great. The campus is nice, and very clean. It is also very very diverse! Since I am a Muslim girl , it was very easy to blend in since there was so much diversity. It is quite a large university and it gives you so much potential to grow with its opportunities that are available to you. One thing that I wish they had was more online courses. I am an English major and surprisingly they don’t have any online courses. I work full time so I wasn’t able to take much classes because everything was on campus. I hope they are able to make it available in the future for students who are independent and has to make a living and is also trying to get an education. Overall, I am happy I chose Temple, and I will be hopefully graduating with a Masters from there. Hope this helps!