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Temple University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

56.7%
Admission Difficulty for Temple University
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Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Temple University? The school has a 57% acceptance rate. Last year, 20,333 out of 35,880 applicants were admitted making Temple University 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 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
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Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Temple University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for Temple University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
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ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Scores for Temple University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements

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

You will need above average high school grades to get into Temple University. 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Temple University accepts 57% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Temple University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Temple University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 20,422 15,458 35,880
Accepted 11,676 8,657 20,333
Acceptance Rate 57% 56% 57%
Enrolled 2,886 2,285 5,171
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 26% 25%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Temple University and what considerations affect 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

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