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Overall Niche Grade
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  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+
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
American Athletic Conference
Address
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
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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

Acceptance Rate
52%
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

Cost

Net Price
$21,237/ 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
    $16,638/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,379/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,449/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,795/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,674/ year
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Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.318 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.341 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.339 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
26,277Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 228 responses
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  • Diverse
    33%
  • There is no "typical student" at this school
    31%
  • Everybody is there own person.
    17%
  • Suburban middle class kid
    11%
  • Hipsters, skaters, future ceos, hippies
    4%
  • Everybody is their own person.
    4%
  • Perseverantia Vincit
    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.399 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.489 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 243 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    28%
  • Diverse, Research, Upcoming
    19%
  • Fairly diverse, spirited, and fun to attend
    16%
  • Very diverse, energetic and fun
    14%
  • Amazing, diverse, on the rise.
    11%
  • Regular
    5%
  • 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
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Temple University Reviews

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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
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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!
I have only yet to experience one year at Temple University, but I have already experienced so much of the Temple community. Great campus! The campus may be my favorite part about the university. Very clean, lots of stores and places to grab a bite, quiet places to study, large library, wide range of academics and amenities, and an overall good environment. I have always had a little bit of a hard time studying and doing well on my exams, but with the help of my professors at Temple I was able to receive all A's and B's this past semester. Very pleased to be attending Temple University and recommend the school to high school and transfer students.