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Temple Admission Requirements

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Chances of getting into Temple University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.5%
Admission Difficulty for Temple University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Temple and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 20,771 out of 35,501 applicants were admitted making Temple a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Temple University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Temple, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Temple SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Temple University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Temple University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Temple ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Temple University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Temple University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Temple GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.41
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Temple University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Temple. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Temple University was 3.41 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #40 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Temple accepts 59% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Temple University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 21% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Good
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

51% of Temple University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Temple University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 51%
Top 50% of class 89%
Bottom 50% of class 11%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Temple University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 20,764 14,737 35,501
Accepted 12,349 8,422 20,771
Acceptance Rate 59% 57% 59%
Enrolled 2,909 2,121 5,030
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 25% 24%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Temple University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Temple University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Temple University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
L
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

D
Delaware State University

Dover, Delaware

C
Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland

M
Morrisville State College

Morrisville, New York

N
Norfolk State University

Norfolk, Virginia

V
Virginia State University

Petersburg, Virginia

E
Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216339 IPEDS survey data for Temple University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Temple University?

59% of those who apply are granted admission to Temple. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.


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