Public 4 Year

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Temple University overview
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Online temple.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Temple University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Temple University, founded in 1884, is a comprehensive public research institution located in the urban heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This university has a diverse student body and offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, including well-regarded offerings in business, education, law, and healthcare. Temple's campus, characterized by its notable North Philadelphia setting, features a mix of historic and contemporary architecture, including the striking Liacouras Center. On-campus housing is available for students, providing a range of residential options. While Temple exhibits a moderately selective admissions process, it prides itself on being accessible to students from various backgrounds. The university competes in NCAA Division I athletics as the Owls, particularly known for their basketball and football teams.

In the most recent statistical year 38,666 prospective students applied, and 30,817 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,664 enrolled in the school.  28,908 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,288 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $20,211 plus fees of $924.












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Admission Standards

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GPA 3.46

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Feb 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $55

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Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Temple University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,526
Other Fees$924
Room and Board $15,648
Budget for Other Expenses$4,501
Total One Year Cost$42,810

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Temple University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,526
Other Fees$924
Room and Board $15,648
Budget for Other Expenses$4,501
Total One Year Cost$57,283

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$56,300 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

68% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Temple University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Communication 10%
Education 8%
Social Sciences 6%

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